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About Percival Max Ashman

Date of Birth
10th or 20th June 1898

Service Number
33289, 81594

Birth Place
Richmond, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
Registered Q1 1973

Place of Death
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England

Relationships

Parents
Frederick Emannuel Ashman born abt 1861 France and Lavinia Matilda Howe born abt 1866 Swaffham, Cambridgeshire, England. Married Q 1886 Mildenhall, Suffolk, England

Siblings
Claude E born abt 1891, Marcia Eva born abt 1893, Reginald Jack born abt 1896, Donald born abt 1902, Elsie Dorothea born abt 1906 and Lethe Gwendoline born abt 1911

Marriage
Elizabeth Smith born 24 Jun 1900 , Married Q3 1921 , Teesdale, Durham, England

Children
Francis M born 18 February 1928,

Career

Service
Army

Unit
York and Lancaster Regiment, 15th Durham Light Infantry

Rank
Private

Enlisted Address
Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England

Medals
British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
Yes

Civilian Employment
August 1915 - May 1916 Labourer Raby Estates, 1917 Miner , July 1920 - May 1938 Gardener Raby Estates, 1939 Head Gardener (Estate)

Campaigns
France and Belguim

Additional Information

Census Information
1901 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England, 1911 Winston Road, Staindrop, Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
1918 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England, 81594, 15th D.L.I.

Electoral Roll
1919 - 1924 Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England

1939 Register
Silksworth Hall Lodge , Sunderland R.D., Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry , Find My Past and Raby Estate

Notes
wounded and gassed

- Research by JB