John Charles ASBURY

ASBURY, John Charles

Service Number: 154
Enlisted: 15 March 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Beechworth, Indigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Agent
Died: Died of wounds, France, 8 May 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 39 Rev. J.T. Hall officiated, Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Beechworth Presbyterian Church WWI Roll of Honour, Beechworth Shire WW1 Honour Roll, Beechworth War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1915: Enlisted Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 154, 20th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 154, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
8 May 1916: Involvement Lance Corporal, 154, 20th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 20th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Son of William Asbury, Spring Creek, Beechworth, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal