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|Date of birth=Not yet ascertained.
 
|Date of birth=Not yet ascertained.
 
|Age=(At time of death).  Not yet known.
 
|Age=(At time of death).  Not yet known.
|Unit=Enlisted in the London Scottish.  Transferred to the Royal Artillery.  Posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.   
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|Unit=Enlisted in the Liverpool Scottish.  Transferred to the Royal Artillery.  Posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 1/11/1942.  Served Normandy and North West Europe 3/8/1944 to 19/2/1948.   
 
|Company/Battery=Not yet known.
 
|Company/Battery=Not yet known.
 
|Platoon or other sub-unit=Not yet known.
 
|Platoon or other sub-unit=Not yet known.
|Task or role=Details awaited.
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|Task or role=Qualified as a Mechanic 1st Class.
 
|Joined Brigade=Not yet known.
 
|Joined Brigade=Not yet known.
 
|Promotions=Lance Bombardier.  Bombardier.  Sergeant.  Staff Sergeant.
 
|Promotions=Lance Bombardier.  Bombardier.  Sergeant.  Staff Sergeant.
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|Image Title=Family photo featuring Staff Sergeant Dick Ashcroft -standing at left.
 
|Image Title=Family photo featuring Staff Sergeant Dick Ashcroft -standing at left.
 
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Thanks are due to Carl Ashcroft for invaluable family information and photographs.
  
 
The following group photograph shows Dick Ashcroft at the front right:-
 
The following group photograph shows Dick Ashcroft at the front right:-
  
 
[[File:Ashcroft15colour.jpg|800px|thumb|centre|Dick Ahcroft at front right of the group]]
 
[[File:Ashcroft15colour.jpg|800px|thumb|centre|Dick Ahcroft at front right of the group]]

Latest revision as of 20:01, 26 August 2020

Personnel Entry

Family photo featuring Staff Sergeant Dick Ashcroft -standing at left.
Family photo featuring Staff Sergeant Dick Ashcroft -standing at left.

Name Ashcroft Dick
Army number
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Liverpool Scottish. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 1/11/1942. Served Normandy and North West Europe 3/8/1944 to 19/2/1948.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Qualified as a Mechanic 1st Class.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions Lance Bombardier. Bombardier. Sergeant. Staff Sergeant.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Source table

Thanks are due to Carl Ashcroft for invaluable family information and photographs.

The following group photograph shows Dick Ashcroft at the front right:-

Dick Ahcroft at front right of the group