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Albert Ash

Biography of Private Albert Ash, (242014)
1st/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Formerly 28850 – Kings Royal Rifles
Died 26th October 1917

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Thomas Albert E Ash

Date of birth:

Place of Birth:
Dyke, Lincolnshire, England

Date of Birth registration:
Apr-Jun 1884

Place of Birth Registration:
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England



No marriage for Albert has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.


Father’s Name:
William Ash

Father’s DOB:

Father’s Place of Birth:
Dyke, Lincolnshire, England

Father’s Occupation:

Mother’s Name:
Emma Christian

Mother’s DOB:

Mothers POB:
Morton, Lincolnshire, England

Mother’s Occupation:

Their Marriage:
1873 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)
William Ash, 1874, Dyke
Richard Evelyn Ash, 1876, Dyke
Elizabeth Ash, 1879, Dyke
James Christian Ash, 1881, Dyke
Thomas Albert E Ash, 1884, Dyke
Joseph Henry Ash, 1887, Dyke
Plus 1 more which name are unknown taken from the 1911 census1901 Census:

1891 Census:
Albert is living with his parents in Dyke, Lincolnshire

1901 Census:
Albert is living with his parents in Dyke, Lincolnshire

1911 Census:
Albert is living with his mother in Dyke, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 26 and he is listed as a farmer

Relatives in services:

Newspaper Mentions

Military Records

Attestation Papers:
None found

WW1 Soldier’s Records:
None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War:
These records show that Albert Ash, 242014, 1st/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers was killed in action on 26th October 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records:
Not yet available

Medal Card Index:
Albert’s medal card index states that he was eligible for the following medals:-
The British Medal
The Victory Medal

UK:Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens

Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
In memory of Private Albert Ash, 242014, 1tst/5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers who died on 26 September 1917.
Remembered with honour, Tyne Cot Memorial.

More information:

Tyne Cot Memorial gate

Military Service Timeline:

This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed.