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Leigh Edric ASHWORTH

Regimental number705
Place of birthPambula New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAustralian Hotel, South Grafton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Robert Ashworth, Public School, Branxton, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 223 Pte Victor Wadsworth ASHWORTH, 6th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 November 1917; 228 Pte Athol Robert ASHWORTH, MM, 1st Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 November 1918.
Date of death1 April 1982

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