Private Ashworth was probably a Derby Scheme man when he enlisted in 23rd Battalion on 12 December 1915. He has previously been a Mule Piecer in a Cotton Mill. John was posted overseas with 23rd Battalion but later transferred to 2nd Battalion. He was discharged unfit 31 July 1918.
John Ashworth died from TB attributed to his service on 30 May 1920, aged 30. He is buried in Oldham (Chadderton) Cemetery. The son of Robert and Mary Ashworth, 47 Featherstall Lane, Oldham.
Not Forgotten 100 years after his death.