Ashton, Daniel Ivan (D. I.)

Rank Gunner
Service # 189584
Unit # 91st, RCHA
Resident Wallaceburg
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Private Daniel I. Ashton trained a short time in the Home Guards.

Private Daniel I. Ashton enlisted with the 91st. Battalion, transferring later to the 186th. Kent Battalion, in which he was L/Cpl. He trained with this unit until their departure for overseas when he was left in Hospital with Tonsillitis. He again transferred to the 63rd. Battery, leaving Canada April 24th, 1917, and crossing to France January 31st, 1918, attached as Gunner to the R.C.H.A.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources No Return Ticket - Wallaceburg War Casualties - Alan Mann 2002
Height 5' 10"
Eye Colour Brown
Age 16
Complexion Fair
Hair Dark Red
Race White
Birthplace Tupperville, Ontario
Religion Methodist
Last Place of Employment Wallaceburg Glass Factory.
Average Earnings $1.75 per day
Marital Status Single
When Enlisted December 6th, 1915
Where Enlisted Wallaceburg, Ontario
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. Sarah E. Ashton, Wallaceburg

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