Joseph Stuart ASHBY

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ASHBY, Joseph Stuart

Service Number: 1901
Enlisted: 19 January 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Southwark, England, December 1883
Home Town: North Sydney, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Cigar Salesman
Died: Died of Wounds (received at Gallipoli), Alexandria, Egypt, 28 September 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 13th Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, New South Wales
13 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
13 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1901, 13th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
8 Sep 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 1901, 13th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli, GSW - side, back and chest

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Biography

Born at 38 Darwin street, London, was the son of Ernest Rupert and Anne Ashby, of 23 Trafalgar road, Southwark, London, England. (No. 23 no longer exists - possibly this part of the street was Blitzed during WW2.)