John (Jack) ASHTON

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ASHTON, John

Service Number: 568
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Meekatharra, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hill End, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Cranbrook, Cranbrook, Western Australia
Schooling: Hill End Public School
Occupation: Shop hand
Died: Died of Illness, Greece, 8 December 1915
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 568, Meekatharra, Western Australia
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 568, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 568, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 568, 16th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
2 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 568, 16th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, GSW (lower extremity)
8 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 568, 16th Infantry Battalion

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