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Place of Birth: Skipton, Yorkshire
Service No: 24049
Regiment / Corps / Service: Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion / Unit: 27th (Service) Battalion. (4th Tyneside Irish)
Division: 34th Division
Date of Death: 1917-04-09
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: III. D. 2.
CWGC Cemetery: ROCLINCOURT VALLEY CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial(s): Not Listed (View Names Not Listed on a Local War Memorial)
George Ashton was the son of John William and Susannah Ashton, née Sedgwick. John was born at Draughton and Susannah at Scosthrop, Yorkshire.
1901 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 28, Lowfield Street - George Ashton, aged 6 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of John William and Susannah Ashton.
1911 Bradford, Yorkshire Census: 29, Tomlinson Street - George Ashton, aged 16 years, born Skipton, Yorkshire, son of John William and Hannah Ashton.
British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte George Ashton, 24049, Northumberland Fusiliers.
George is commemorated in the 'City of Bradford Great War 1914-1918 Roll of Honour'.
The image of the Northumberland Fusiliers cap badge also shows the collar badge of the Tyneside Irish battalions.
Data Source: Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19 Records
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Northumberland Fusiliers
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 34th Division
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