The AIF Project

Edward Harris ASHTON

Regimental number17771
Place of birthBideford England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth G. Ashton, 6 Fairsake Road, Cathays, South Wales
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

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