Walter Robert Ashforth

Name

Walter Robert Ashforth

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

28/06/1916

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Serjeant
2901
London Regiment
19th (County of London) Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

TRANCHEE DE MECKNES CEMETERY, AIX-NOULETTE
G. 17.
France

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Walter Robert Ashforth was born near Sheffield in 1878. His father, James Ashforth, was a silver manufacturer’s clerk.

Wartime Service

He enlisted at Camden Town and served as Sergeant 2901 in the London Regiment. 19th Battalion. He was killed in action on 28 June 1916

Additional Information

Resident Watford, enlisted in Camden Town. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

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