Reginald Oliver ASHTON

Regimental number4l31
Place of birthSt Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address33 Balston Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E S Ashton, 33 Balston Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row K, Grave No. 16A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Catherine ASHTON; husband of E.S. ASHTON, Napier Street, Maryborough, Victoria. Native of St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal