George W Ashton


Died aged 42 on 12/10/1919. George was Private 405319 Labour Corps. He was the husband of Fanny Ashton of 25 Brough Street, Owlerton, Sheffield. His MIC reads – Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals, he landed in France on 27/8/15. Also noted is the fact he was 18867 York & Lancs Regiment prior to being transferred to the Labour Corps. He is buried in Wardsend Cemetery, Sheffield but his name is commemorated on a Screen Wall at City Road Cemetery, Sheffield, commemorating those buried at Wardsend Cemetery. His name also appears on the St. Bartholomews Roll of Honour at Primrose Avenue, Sheffield.

1911 Census, Aged 33, 39 Netherfield Rd Crookes, Occupation Butchers Blade Grinder


City Rd Sheffield - Memorial to those buried in Wardsend Cemetery









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