Ashton, Thomas –

Son of Samuel Ashton, of 1, Ash Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire; husband of Mrs. Ashton, of 35, MacDonald Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Enlisted June 1916. Formerly 24840, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Died in hospital in India from dysentery. Interred at Karachi Cemetery, A/D. O. 29. Three brothers also served.

Personal details

  • Surname: Ashton
  • Forename: Thomas
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 36
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: October 10th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion.
  • Service number: 35316
  • Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


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


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 26/10/1917 23/11/1917 07/12/1917 28/12/1917
  • Horwich and Westhoughton Journal entries: 26/10/1917

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