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Robert Ashworth

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Arundel R.V. - Atkinson C.C. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Arundel R.V. - Atkinson C.C. (photo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert AWMM
  • Surname
    Ashworth AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1402A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 April 1893 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra OldhamLancashire Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 119 Cobden Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    E. Ashworth (father), 119 Cobden Street, Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 10/1402A 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 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 8" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      151 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Ashworth, of 115, Peel St., Gisborne. Native of Oldham, England. (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

    Joined Bn at Gallipoli, 9 May 1915.
    Wounded in action, 8 May 1915 (bullet wound, abdomen), and admitted to HS 'Braemar Castle'; disembarked Malta, 18 May 1915, and admitted to St George's Hospital; transferred to Convalescent Camp, 13 June 1915.
    Embarked for Egypt, 12 July 1915; attached to strength of Base Depot, Mustapha, 16 July 1915.
    Embarked Alexandria for Gallipoli, 21 July 1915; rejoined Bn, Anzac Cove, 28 July 1915.
    Reported missing, 8 August 1915.
    Board of Enquiry, held at Moascar Camp, Ismailia, 16 January 1916, concluded 'Now believed to be dead'.

    Mr & Mrs E. A. Ashworth, 115 Peel Street, Gisborne. Native of Oldham, England AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    8 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 22 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 22 AWMM
    • NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

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23 June 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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