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James Gorton Ashley

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James Gorton AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashley AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    James Gordon AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2767 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1899 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Pre 10 June 1916 AWMM Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Clerk AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Charlotte Margaret Ashley (mother), 27 Brentwood Avenue, off Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 7 October 1916 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2767 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 10 June 1916 AWMM Labourer/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      Tattoo woman right forearm AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Blood donor, gallant conduct cited on conduct sheet AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to Australia, bomb wound right knee 31 July 1918 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Charlotte Margaret Ashley and Alfred Norman Ashley.

    Three sons, brothers Norman Thomas Ashley (59841), Alfred William Ashley (4/62, 4/1729) and James Gorton Ashley AIF (2767) served in WW1. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 November 1962 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Anglican Division B Row 7, Plot 4 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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