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Arthur Alfred ASHMAN

Regimental number3264
Place of birthCarlton, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolRathdown St State School, Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSalesman
AddressCarlton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, C R Ashman, 199 Princess Street, Carlton, Victoria
Previous military service62nd Infantry; Served in the Cadets, 62nd Infantry.
Enlistment date1 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1918
Place of death or woundingClery, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension (Plot Q: IV, Row G, Grave 5), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Robert and Emma ASHMAN, Aberdeen Street, Brunswick East, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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