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Private Alfred Ashby


Harrogate Herald - 20th October 1915

Photo - Private Alfred Ashby, 2nd King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, brother of Private Arthur Ashby, has been missing since May 7th. Some comrade said he was in a bayonet charge, and had not been heard of since. His parents, Mr and Mrs G Ashby, 16 Albert Place, Starbeck, would be glad of any information.


Claro Times - 22nd October 1915

Private Albert Ashby, 2nd Yorkshire Light Infantry, of Starbeck, is reported missing.



2nd Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)

20546 Private Alfred Ashby

Born : Starbeck

Enlisted : Harrogate

Died : 7th May 1915


France and Flanders




Private 20546 2nd Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry who died on Friday, 7th May 1915. Age 19.

Additional Information: Son of George Ashby and Hannah Ashby, of 12, Albert Place, Starbeck, Harrogate.

Commemorative Information

Memorial: YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number: Panel 47


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