Centenary Post for Edward Rose Ashworth, Killed in Action with MGC 28th March 1918, Formerly 8363 Private in XI Pln, C Coy
Didsbury Manchester Pals | GM 1914. is a local site helping the Didsbury library build a presentation for the anniversary. Here’s some photos to help remember 8369 Edward Rose Ashworthof IX Platoon, C Company. He was part of the advance Group of the Battalion that traveled from Southampton to Le Havre with the Transport Section on 7th November 1915. He had a minor wound in a bombardment on 11/1/1916 (See above), where he was treated in the Field.
Edward received a Gun Shot Wound to the right buttock on 17/6/1916. He was admitted to Hospital in Abeville and evacuated Home for recovery. He was later Commissioned in the Machine Gun Corps and killed in Action on 28/3/1918.
Courtesy Book of Honour