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Arthur William ASHTON

Regimental number2782
Place of birthNyah Bend, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Emily Ashton, Macauley Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919

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