Stanley Roy ASH

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ASH, Stanley Roy

Service Number: 1242
Enlisted: 24 February 1916, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company
Born: Wallan, Victoria, 1897
Home Town: Maryborough, Central Goldfields, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Railway Porter
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 13 August 1917
Cemetery: Poperinghe New Military Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
20 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1242, 38th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1242, 38th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Melbourne
13 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 1242, 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company, Third Ypres

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Biography

"...1242 Private Stanley Roy Ash, 38th Battalion. A railway porter from Maryborough, Vic prior to enlistment, Pte Ash embarked with D Company from Melbourne on HMAT Runic on 20 June 1916. Later transferring to the 15th Australian Light Railway Operating Company, he was wounded in action and, on 13 August 1917, aged 19, died as a result of his wounds and was buried in the Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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