Awaiting Commemoration – Pte 38697 John Ashworth, 23rd Manchesters. Died from TB 30/05/1920. @infromthecold1

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.

IFCP have applied commemoration. Research with Manchesters Forum.

Not Forgotten 100 years after his death.

Unforgotten Casualties of the Manchester Regiment

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