Private Reginald Thomas Ashby

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

15 Oct 1918


Vauxhall Motors Ltd

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

47 Manor Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death

Le Cateau

Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 28th November 1918
Pte Reginald Thomas Ashby

Pte Reginald Thomas Ashby, 47056, 9th Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, was killed in action in France in the advance at Le Cateau on October 15th, 1918. He was aged 20 and single.

Born in Harpenden in 1898, he was one of three sons of Harry and Lizzie Ashby, of 47 Manor Road, Luton. He had joined the Army on May 2nd, 1917, and was stationed at Dover with the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (30544). He went to France six months before his death, transferring to the Inniskillings.

Prior to enlistment, Reginald was employed at the Vauxhall Motors works. His two other brothers were also serving, one in Egypt and the other in England.

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Pte Reginald Thomas Ashby

Author: Deejaya

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