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Ashley, Arthur William

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Identification

Regimental number: 487330
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 5th University Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: gassed
Birth: 2 Dec 1894, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, England
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1101, HR-1102

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Arts - Emm         still student 1920-21, not in 22 grad list

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 22 Nov 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divinity student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 20 years
Height (inches): 69.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Marks: appendix scar

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
PPCLI           
5th University Co.           

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Private  
Corporal   RoS

Wounds

Wound type Date Notes
gas  

Family

Father: Ashley, William
Father's Address: Holmwood Lodge, South RD., Weston Super Mare, Somerset, England (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Weston, UK student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar
Holmwood S Rd., Weston super Mare, England   1928   1928 list
UK student 1919 1921 U of S Calendar
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 266 - 23
College Building list #: 107
Roll of Honour list #: 6
Roll of Service (1928) #: 76
Long List #: 76

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