Ashton, Henry –

Only son of Henry and Ellen Ashton, of 55, Gibbon Street, Bolton, Lancashire, and formerly of 20, Pike Road, Bolton, Lancashire. A member of the Bolton Corps of the St. John Ambulance Brigade. Formerly employed for 14 years on the clerical staff of the Corporation Gas Offices. Died of dysentery at Salonika.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ashton
  • Forename: Henry
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 9th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 28th General Hospital / St. John Ambulance Brigade.
  • Service number: 103703
  • Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Enlistment date: November 12th, 1915 - 1915-11-12
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 19/11/1915 24/11/1916 29/12/1916
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7f 6b/c* S3*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 24/11/1916

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