Service Number: 1907
Enlisted: 30 January 1915
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, 1892
Home Town: Cootamundra, Cootamundra, New South Wales
Schooling: National School, England
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Died of wounds, Aboard hospital ship Dunluce Castle, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 11 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Buried at sea, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

30 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, 1907, 7th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 1907, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 1907, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
11 Aug 1915: Involvement Corporal, 1907, 1st Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 1907 awm_unit: 1 Battalion awm_rank: Corporal awm_died_date: 1915-08-11

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Enlisted 30/01/1915, age 28, at Liverpool, New South Wales.

Embarked 25/06/1915 on ship HMAT Ceramic No. A40 from Sydney.

Buried at sea between ANZAC Alexandria and Malta on 11/08/1915.

Son of Thomas (a farmer) and Mary Ayscough of Saltfleetby Road, Manby.

He is honoured on the war memorial for World War found on the left hand wall inside St Mary’s Church, Carlton Road, Manby. It is in the form of a wooden plaque, ornately decorated with a further brass plaque inset containing the inscription and the names of the fallen. The memorial is split into three columns, two columns list those who served and one column lists those who gave their lives.


Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

George AYSCOUGH was born in Manby, Louth, Lincolnshire, England in 1887

His parents were Thomas & Mary Ann AYSCOUGH