John Henry ASHER

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ASHER, John Henry

Service Number: 1189
Enlisted: 13 September 1915, Warwick Farm Depot
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Hurstville, NSW, 1 September 1890
Home Town: Dapto, Wollongong, New South Wales
Schooling: Bowral Public School; Sydney University
Occupation: School Teacher
Died: Killed in action, France, 2 September 1917, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
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Memorials: Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

13 Sep 1915: Enlisted Australian Army, Private, SN 1189, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Warwick Farm Depot
21 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1189, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres
21 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1189, 12th Light Horse Regiment, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
2 Sep 1917: Involvement Lieutenant, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

John Henry ASHER was born in Hurstville, NSW on 1st September, 1890

His parents were Daniel ASHER & Hanna DREW

He married Maisie Heath RAINBOW in Sydney in 1915

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His brother Charles ASHER (SN 6276) also served in WW1 and returned to Australia in 1918