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Edward Day ASHTON

Regimental number2272
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer
AddressFlinders Street, West, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Mary Ashton, Flinders Street, West, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date1 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 June 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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