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Norman Ashton

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3/4 portrait of Sergeant Ashton, probably Sergeant Norman Ashton, Reg No 24323, of the 17th Reinforcements,  Auckland Infantry Regiment, J Company, (Corporal in the Roll of Honour), killed in action in France on 4 October 1917, at the Battle of Passchendaele. (Photographer: Herman Schmidt, 1916). Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, 31-A1810. No known copyright.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    24323 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs L. Ashton (wife), Belmont Road, Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 25 September 1916 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    24323 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 Indent agent/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Husband of Mrs. G. F. Baker, (formerly Ashton), of Belmont Rd., Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • For further family information see https://flic.kr/p/CKaLWq Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 January 2016 - Own research

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 October 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXVIII. G. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
    Family plot memorial
    Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland, New Zealand Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 January 2016 - Personal visit
  • Memorial reference
    WESLEY DIVISION A Row 4, Plot 35 Public - Sarndra - Researcher - 3 January 2016 - Waikumete Cemetery online database; http://waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/cemeterydetails.aspx?id=108254

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Mount Albert War Memorial Hall, 773 New North Road, Mount Albert Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Mount Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025 AWMM
    • Mount Albert Methodist Church, 831 New North Road, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025 AWMM

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Sources

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03 January 2016SarndraAuckland, New ZealandResearcher