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  • Nottingham Evening Post 31st July 1915
Person Details
Nottingham
Born Second Quarter 1882 St. Anns, Nottingham Father George Ashmore and mother Mary Ann Ashmore On 1891 Census he is living with his parents George and Mary Ann and siblings – Florence and Charles at 13 Grenville Street, St Anns, Nottingham. George is listed as frame work knitter On 1901 Census he is living with his parents George and Mary Ann and siblings – Florence, Charles and Florence Noble at 5 Rick Street, Nottingham. George is listed as a frame work knitter and Samuel is listed as a steel box worker On 1911 Census he is a sergeant serving with 1st Battalion in India
Prior to enlisting, he was a steel box worker
16 Jun 1915
33
925734 - CWGC Website
5646
5 Rick Street, Nottingham
Sergeant
1st Bn Northumberland Fusiliers
Enlisted July 1901 Nottingham Served with 1st Battalion initially in South Africa - 7th April 1903 Served in Mauritius 16th April 1903 - 31st January 1906 Served in India 17th February 1906 – September 1913 when Battalion returned to UK Took part in the 1908 Mohmand Expedition, and qualified for the India General Service Medal with North West Frontier 1908 clasp Landed in France 13th August 1914 served with C Company (Became Y Company September 1914) Fought at Mons 23rd August 1914 Fought at Frameries 24th August 1914 Took part in retreat from Mons Fought at Le Cateau 26th August 1914 Crossed the Marne 9th September 1914 Fought at the Battle of the Aisne September 1914 Fought at 1st Ypres October / November 1914 Listed as killed on the War Diary Commemorated on Menin Gate
CWGC has age as 35 when he was killed, but actually 33. This is confirmed to age on 1911 Census and Birth Register CWGC - Son of Mrs. Mary Ann Ashmore, of 23, Hedderley St., Union Rd., Nottingham.
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  • Nottingham Evening Post 31st July 1915
    Sergeant Sanuel Ashmore - Nottingham Evening Post 31st July 1915