Waterloo Region Generations
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Private George Harold Ashton

Male 1892 - 1965  (72 years)


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  • Name George Harold Ashton 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 19 Apr 1892  Beverly, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - 29th Regiment / 71st Battalion  [2
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    WW1, 29th Regiment, Service #127677 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Private, 29th Regiment / 71st Battalion 
    Residence , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Residence CA 1916  28 Henry St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1965  67 Stanley St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-158088P 
    Died 23 Jan 1965  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I158088  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Family Clara Jane Elvin,   b. 14 Mar 1897, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1978, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1922  Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Audrey Ashton
     2. John Ashton
     3. Harold George "Harry" Ashton,   b. 1927,   d. 3 Dec 1986, Grand Centre, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F50945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1892 - Beverly, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - CA 1916 - 28 Henry St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1922 - AYR, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1965 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • GEORGE H. ASHTON

      A resident of Galt, for the past 55 years, George Harold Ashton of 67 Stanley Street, died Saturday, at South Waterloo Memorial Hospital, in his 75 year. Born at Beverly, Yorkshire England, on April 19, 1890, he was the son of the late John Ashton and Annie Lowthrope Ashton. Mr. Ashton came to Galt from England, in 1910. He retired in 1958 with 45 years service with Babcock-Wilcox and Goldie McCulloch Company. A veteran of World War One, Mr. Ashton enlisted with the 71st Battalion and transferred while overseas to the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders. The late Mr. Ashton was a member of Central Presbyterian Church and a member of The Sons of England Lodge. Surviving are his wife the former Clara Elvin; a daughter, Mrs. Tom (Audrey) Mercer, of Galt; two sons, John of Galt and Corporal Harold Ashton, RCE, London and three grandchildren. Also surviving are a niece, Mrs. Audrey White of Galt and three nephews, (two of whom are in England); the third, Ronald Scutcher lives in Guelph. A sister predeceased. Resting at the funeral home of Coutts and Son, 96 St. Andrews Street, for funeral service Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Mount View Cemetery.

      Galt Reporter 1965\kerning0

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    2. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.