George Ashby Unknown date of birth - 4 November 1940 Key details Contribute › Service number39295 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Paihia War Memorial Hall (photo J. Halpin November 2010) - T … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGeorge AWMM SurnameAshby AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number39295 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPaihiaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss Sophie Ashby (sister)PaihiaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number39295 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMKaikoheNorthlandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 2nd Echelon AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Report Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › George Ashby was the son of William and Wharepouri Ashby, of Oromahoe AWMM Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death4 November 1940 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathEngland AWMM Death notesEngland AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameBrookwood Military CemeteryWokingSurreyEngland AWMM Grave reference2. E. 9. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial MuseumWorld War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMPaihia War Memorial HallPaihiaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMMRoll of HonourPaihia War Memorial HallPaihiaBay of IslandsNew Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary Report Roll of Honour Remember George Ashby by laying a poppy. Frederick Charles Ashby Frederick Edwin Ashby George Ashby George Edward Ashby Gladstone Frederick Ashby Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of George Ashby Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commissionhttp://www.cwgc.orgSources Used28th Maori Battalion Website 1941-1945http://www.28maoribattalion.org.nz/Further ReferenceCody, J. (1956). 28 (Maori) Battalion. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copy.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Maor.htmFurther Reference DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 2 (Embarkations to 30th June, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 2: WW2 10 AWMM Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.