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Herbert ASHTON

Regimental number6465
Place of birthWales
Other NamesAshton, Hubert
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressLondon Cafe, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Herbert Ashton, Port Monmoor Road, Cardiff, England
Enlistment date12 August 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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