We remember Joseph Alexander Ashford

We remember Joseph Alexander Ashford

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Timeline

Timeline

1874
birth Margate, Kent United Kingdom Source:78655 March 1874
1891
service British Army Gunner 359 Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Cinque Ports (Volunteers) Source:9110920 11th December 1891
1891
enlistment Kent United Kingdom Source:78655 11th December 1891
1896
marriage Julia Maria Ashford Source:78655 1896
1896
children Willie Edward J Ashford Source:78655 1896
1898
children Winifred Emily Ashford Source:78655 1898
1900
children Eric Joseph Ashford Source:78655 1900
1901
children Beatrice Victoria Ashford Source:78655 1901
1903
children Connie Phyllis Ashford Source:78655 1903
1906
children Doris Primrose Ashford Source:78655 1906
1906
children Clifford Beconsfield Ashford Source:78655 1906
1908
service British Army Gunner 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Cinque Ports) Brigade Source:9110920 1st April 1908 - 17th December 1908
1908
location 46 Northumberland Road, Margate United Kingdom their own address Source:78655 1st April 1908
1908
employment Plasterer Kent United Kingdom Source:78655 1st April 1908
1908
events Brigade Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 6th June 1908 - 20th June 1908
1908
service British Army Sergeant 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Clique Ports) Brigade Source:78655 18th December 1908 - 31st March 1914
1909
events Brigade Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 29th May 1909 - 11th June 1909
1909
children Leslie James Ashford Source:78655 1909
1910
events Brigade Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 10th June 1910 - 24th June 1910
1911
events Brigade Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 24th April 1911 - 10th June 1911
1911
children Maisie Rose Ashford Source:78655 1911
1912
events Annual Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 15th June 1912 - 29th June 1912
1913
events Annual Training Training United Kingdom Source:78655 14th June 1913 - 28th June 1913
1914
service British Army Battery Quartermaster Sergeant 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Cinque Ports) Brigade Source:9110920 1st April 1914 - 23rd July 1914
1914
service British Army Battery Quartermaster Serjeant 19477 Royal Field Artillery "A" Battery Source:78655 1914 - 23rd August 1916
1914
discharge Source:78655 23rd July 1914
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:78655 5th September 1915
1916
location Northdown Road, Margate, Kent United Kingdom their own address Source:9110920 1916
hospitalisation Died of malaria in hospital Hospital/Institution Source:9110954
theatres Balkans :2 Source:78655
employment Reservist Police Margate Police Reserve Margate, Kent United Kingdom Source:9110954
1916
death Unknown Died of malaria in hospital 5th Canadian General Hospital, Salonika Greece Source:9110914 Source:9110954 Source:78655 23rd August 1916
burial Lembet Road Military Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Salonika Greece Source:9110920
awards Volunteer Force Long Service Medal Other War Service Award Source:78655

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Alexander
Initials JA
Last Name Ashford
Source 9110914
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
46 Northumberland Road, Margate United Kingdom their own address known 1st April 1908
Northdown Road, Margate, Kent United Kingdom their own address known 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Clique Ports) Brigade Sergeant
British Army 19477 Royal Field Artillery "A" Battery Battery Quartermaster Serjeant
British Army 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Cinque Ports) Brigade Battery Quartermaster Sergeant
British Army 359 Royal Field Artillery III Home Counties (Cinque Ports) Brigade Gunner
British Army 359 Royal Garrison Artillery 1st Cinque Ports (Volunteers) Gunner
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Volunteer Force Long Service Medal Other War Service Award
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Eric Joseph Ashford son 1900
Doris Primrose Ashford daughter 1906
Clifford Beconsfield Ashford son 1906
Maisie Rose Ashford daughter 1911
Willie Edward J Ashford son 1896
Winifred Emily Ashford daughter 1898
Beatrice Victoria Ashford daughter 1901
Connie Phyllis Ashford daughter 1903
Leslie James Ashford son 1909
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Julia Maria Ashford wife 1896
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1908-04-01 5'8"

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription M2740

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Margate War Memorial M2740

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