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Archibald Ambrose ASHLEY

Regimental number3998
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPicture framer
Address29 Rowe Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40.6
Next of kinSister, Mrs Emily Terrill, 104 Albion Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Emily H. Baxter ASHLEY. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date12 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Darwin', 11 January 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility, gastritis, aenemia), Sydney, 12 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as TERRELL.
Date of death7 July 1933
Age at death57
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ASHLEY Archibald Ambrose

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