Clarence Hugh ASH

ASH, Clarence Hugh

Service Number: 2281
Enlisted: 12 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 28 October 1895
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Baker
Died: Killed in Action, Noreuil, France, 2 April 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Noreuil Australian Cemetery
Sp. Mem. A. 3.
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2281, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2281, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
2 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2281, 50th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages


The Advertiser Thursday 03 May 1917 page 12

Mr. S.A. Ash of 63, Arthur street, Unley, has been notified that his son, Private C. H. Ash of the A.I.F., was killed, in action in France on April 2. Private Ash, who was in his 22nd year, prior to enlisting served his apprenticeship with Mr. W. J. Brookes, baker,of Angas-street, Adelaide. He was the second son of Mr. 8. A. Ash to fall this year, and another son, Private L. H. Ash, is in camp.

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Son of Frederick (Shadrach) Alfred ASH and Elizbeth nee BOYLE

Adress prior to enlistment: 63 Arthur Street, Unley.

Killed in Action at Noreuil, 2 April 1917.