WOODSTOCK REMEMBERS

SERVICE RECORD

Names
Surname
ASHFORD
Forname(s)
Ernest Harold (Henry)
Birthplace
Louna North, South Wales 1894
Family
Parents
Thomas and Elizabeth Ashford.
Thomas was Woodstock Station Master.
Siblings
Ernest was the second son of Thomas and Elizabeth. Brother's William and Reginald, sister Alice (1901 Census)
Address(es)
The family lived in Back Lane, Woodstock in 1901 (census) and in 1917 lived at 'Sunnyside', 9 Hensington Terrace, Woodstock.
Occupation
Ernest was a volunteer in Witney from 1914, his occupation was listed as a railway clerk.
Service

Rank: Private

Number: 223002

Regiment: Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) Previously Private number 4923 Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry.

Death
Killed in action 9th April 1917 aged 23
Burial
Commonwealth War Grave/Memorial Arras Memorial Bay 7. Total identified casualties 34812

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Further research on Thomas Ashford and Woodstock Railway

Researched by: Joanne Onions
http://www.roll-of-honour.com/Oxfordshire/Woodstock.html
Ancestry, Photos credit of CWGC, Commonwealth War Grave Commission, Local collection, Woodstock (Parish magazine) Oxfordshire County Museum, Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock,
Local Historian Patricia Crutch.
https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/oxon/vol12/pp326-333