31 January 1881 at Mackay,
Edward Parker ASHDOWN.
Florence Eleanor ALTEREITH.
Crown St. Public School, New South Wales.
Service and Enlistment Details
on 2 February
1915 at Liverpool, NSW.
at Enlistment: 34
Cowles Road, Mosman, New South Wales.
Details: Embarked Overseas
on 17 March
1915 with 13th Battalion,
Reinforcements at Sydney,
H.M.A.T. A9 "Shropshire".
of Death: Killed
in Action on 11 April 1917 while
serving with 13th
Battalion at Bullecourt, France at the age
of 36 years.
Road Cemetery, France , Section: ,
Portion III, Row H, Grave No: 34.
Mother, Mrs. E. Ashdown, 34 Cowles Road,
Mosman, New South Wales.
Church of England.
Ashdown was wounded from a shell while acting as an observer outside the
Battalion Headquarters. He was
conscious when taken to the dressing station by the stretcher bearers but later
died of his wounds.
He had previously been wounded in Action in France on 12 August 1916.
Panel 68 Australian War Memorial;