George Ashby Unknown date of birth - Died 4 November 1940 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number39295 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy 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 Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Labourer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMiss Sophie Ashby (sister), Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number39295 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMKaikohe, Northland, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private AWMM; 28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 2nd Echelon AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM28 (Maori) Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › George Ashby was the son of William and Wharepouri Ashby, of Oromahoe AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death27 AWMM Date of death4 November 1940 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathEngland AWMM Death notesEngland AWMM Cemetery nameBrookwood Military Cemetery, Woking, Surrey, England AWMM Grave reference2. E. 9. AWMM Memorial nameAuckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMMPaihia War Memorial Hall, Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMMRoll of Honour, Paihia War Memorial Hall, Paihia, Bay of Islands, New Zealand AWMM Memorial reference Obituary 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 2016 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 ReferenceAuckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-93-139.http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/collections-research/collections/record/am_library-catalogq40-4796Further 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 Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.