Biography of Private Albert Ash, (242014)
1st/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
Formerly 28850 – Kings Royal Rifles
Died 26th October 1917


  • Name: Thomas Albert E Ash
  • Date of birth: 1884
  • Place of Birth: Dyke, Lincolnshire, England
  • Date of Birth Registration: April-June 1884
  • Place of Birth Registration: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England


  • Name: William Ash
  • DOB: 1836
  • Place of Birth: Dyke, Lincolnshire, England
  • Occupation: Farmer


  • Name: Emma Christian
  • DOB: 1844
  • Place Of Birth: Morton, Lincolnshire, England
  • Marriage: 1873 Bourne District

Siblings: (Name), (DOB), (POB)

  • William Ash, 1874, Dyke
    Richard Evelyn Ash, 1876, Dyke
    Elizabeth Ash, 1879, Dyke
    James Christian Ash, 1881, Dyke
    Thomas Albert E Ash, 1884, Dyke
    Joseph Henry Ash, 1887, Dyke
    Plus 1 more which name are unknown taken from the 1911 census


  • 1891: Albert is living with his parents in Dyke, Lincolnshire
  • 1901: Albert is living with his parents in Dyke, Lincolnshire
  • 1911: Albert is living with his mother in Dyke, Lincolnshire. The census gives him an age of 26 and he is listed as a farmer

Relatives in services

  • None found


  • No marriage for Albert has been found and because of his age we can assume that he never had the opportunity to marry.

Newspaper Mentions

  • None found

Military Records

Attestation Papers

  • None found

Soldier’s Died In The Great War

  • These records show that Albert Ash, 242014, 1st/5th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers was killed in action on 26th October 1917 in the Western European Theatre in France and Flanders.

Pension Records

  • None found


  • The British Medal
    The Victory Medal


  • UK:
  • Bourne, Roll of Honour in Bourne Abbey Church
    Bourne War Memorial in the Memorial Gardens


  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
  • In memory of Private Albert Ash, 242014, 1tst/5th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers who died on 26 September 1917.
    Remembered with honour, Tyne Cot Memorial.

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

© Picture taken by South Lincolnshire War Memorials

Military Service Timeline

  • Enlisted in Lincoln


  • This is ongoing research and will be posted when completed


  • WW1 Soldier’s Records (
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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