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Archibald Alfred ASHMORE

Regimental number402
Place of birthHawkesburn, Victoria
SchoolGold St State School, Clifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngraver
Address6 Edmund Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Alfred Ashmore, 6 Edmund Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed 4 years in Victorian Rifles, from Private to Sergeant.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe has been previously wounded and was in hospital. He again joined his unit at Gallipoli but had only been back a short time before he was killed in action.
FateKilled in Action 26 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death26 August 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 4), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred B. and Sarah Faulkner ASHMORE, Edmund Street, Clifton Hill, Victoria. Native of Melbourne
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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