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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Charles Ash -

Unknown person Name : Charles Ash

Son of Benjamin Ash and Mary Ash (nee Burt), of Castle View, Station Rd., Wroxall, Isle of Wight.

Born 1889, Ventnor
  Census information :

1891 : Charles Ash is listed on the return made by his grandmother Eliza Ash at Short Halves, Colwell. Charles Ash's parents are given as Augustus and Mary Ash.
1901 : Benjamin and Mary Ash, with children including Charles aged 11, are at 6, Carisbrooke Road Lower Lukely Place, Newport. Benjamin Ash is a Carpenter.
1911 : Mary Ash, with children including Charles aged 21, are at Thatch Cottage, High St, Wroxall. Charles Ash is a Gardener Nurseryman.
Benjamin Ash is a Boarder with the Allen family in St Helens.

  Service Details :

Private 3/5174 Charles Ash 14th Bn Hampshire Regiment

  Casualty Details :

Died : 3 September 1916 aged 27

Commemorated at : Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Ventnor War Memorial
Wroxall War Memorial
Wroxall Methodist Church War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :


Friday, October 6, 1916 Page 1

Included in the recent lists of wounded are the names of Ptes. A.P. Morris and H. Hastings (Hampshire Regiment), both of Ventnor. Information has been received that Rifleman C. Ash, of Wroxall, is missing. He was an employee of Drover and Son.


Friday, October 13, 1916 Page 5

Information has been received that Private C. Ashe, of Wroxall, 14th Hampshire Regiment, has been posted as "missing" since Sept. 3rd.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 30 January 2012 (added newspaper piece)


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