Frederick J Ashby

Name

Frederick J Ashby

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/02/1915

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Boy 1st Class
122496
Royal Navy
H.M.S. "Conqueror"

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

BIRKENHEAD (FLAYBRICK HILL) CEMETERY
14. C. of E. 424.
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Bushey Town Memorial, St James’ Church Memorial, Bushey Congregational Church Memorial, Bushey

Pre War

Born in about 1898, Frederick J Ashby was the son of Thomas and Mary Ashby of 3 Grove Cottages, Falconer Road, Bushey. He was the eldest of three children and his father was a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

He served as a Boy 1st Class 122496 on HMS Conqueror and died on 16 February 1915 while the ship was in the UK, but the cause of his death is unknown. He was about 16 years of age when he died and was buried at Flaybrick Hill Cemetery in Birkenhead on the Wirral Peninsular, England.


He is commemorated on the Bushey Memorial, at St James’ Parish Church and at the Congregational Church in Bushey High Street.

Additional Information

Information provided with the kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Andrew Palmer
Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild