Asghar Ali Farrier 65635
Name Asghar Ali
Army number 65635
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 37 at the time of his death.
Unit Royal Indian Army Service Corps. Posted to 32 Mule Company. Served with BEF?. Died 13/9/1940 (cause of death unknown).
Company/Battery 32 Mule Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Farrier.
Joined Brigade Not applicable.
Promotions None as far as is known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Died 13/9/1940.
Home address Son of Jaffar and Nanhi of Fazalpur, Meerut, India. Husband of Katto of Fazalpur. Buried Grave 528, Section D, Ashbourne Cemetery, Derbyshire (Muslim symbol on CWGC headstone).
As the cause of death is not known nor do we have confirmation that Farrier Asghar Ali served with the BEF in France (although that is likely) we do not know if his death was related to wounds sutained in action. His record is included here for completeness, even though he did not serve with 70th Brigade.