20 October 1898 at Mackay, QLD, Australia
John Allan ASKIE
Jeanie Miller MASON
Cessnock Public School, NSW.
on 19 September 1916 at
at Enlistment: Annie Street,
Allandale Road, Cessnock, NSW.
Details: Embarked Overseas
October 1916 with 35th
Reinforcements at Sydney,
NSW on Ship H.M.A.T. A11 "Ascanius".
Killed in Action on
October 1917 while serving with 35th
place: No known grave.
Father, John Askie, Cessnock, NSW.
Askie was killed during the advance Passchendaele. He was killed after a burst
of machine gun fire, which wounded him in the leg and groin.
He died within a few minutes and was left in a shell hole.
His body was not recovered.
Panel 124, Australian War Memorial;
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium,
Cessnock War Memorial, NSW;