Albert ASHBY

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ASHBY, Albert

Service Number: 2182
Enlisted: 22 March 1915, Enlisted at Northam, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hover Whitaker, Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, 1888
Home Town: Wongan Hills, Wongan-Ballidu, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Northam Fallen
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World War 1 Service

22 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2182, Enlisted at Northam, WA
6 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2182, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
6 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2182, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Ashby of Hall End, Maxtoke Warks, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal