Digitized Service Record
Source: Middlesex County Roll of Honour
Attached to the 18th Battalion from November 28, 1914 to January 20, 1915. Then attached to 33rd Battalion.
Reported wounded and missing Sept. 25th, 1916. Was last seen by L/Cpl. Hynds now in hosp. in a shell hole with Machine Gun wounds in stomach and leg. This was on the night of Sept. 22nd during the taking of trenches East of Courcelette. A search party on the morning of Sept. 23rd failed to locate him.
War Diary description of circumstances surrounding date that Major Ashplant went missing.