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Harry Ashton

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  • Service number
    24/36 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
Headstone of H Ashton s/n 24/36 at Dernacourt cemetery, France. No Known Copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Harry AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24/36 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown 51 Britannia Street, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Ashton (wife), 51 Britannia Street, Petone, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 09 Oct 1915 Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24/36 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 09 Oct 1915-22 November 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 31 AWMM
    Vessel was Tahiti AWMM
    Corporal AWMM
    A Company AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
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Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Harry Ashton was the son of Harry and Sarah Emily Ashton, of Leeds, England, husband of Grace Elizabeth Ashton, of Petone, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    32 AWMM
  • Date of death
    22 September 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    III. C. 41. AWMM
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