Ashcroft John Ronald Pte 14206303

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John Ronald Ashcroft
John Ronald Ashcroft

Name Ashcroft John Ronald
Army number 14206303
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth 13/2/1923
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the General Service Corps 19/2/1942. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 10th Bn DLI (exact date not yet known). Transferred to the Royal Army Service Corps 23/10/1942. Class Z Army Reserve 2/3/1947.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably Spring 1942.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered August 1993 in Blackpool and Fylde area, aged 70.
Home address Married Margaret Taylor (born 1923, deceased 1994)in 1948 in Prescot, Lancashire.
Source table 10DLI

Confirmation is being sought that he actually served in 10th DLI.

Further photographs of John Ronald Ashcroft are set out below:-


John Ronald Ashcroft


Ashcroft with Company Sign


RASC Group photo - to be identified

Sincere thanks are due to family members for photographs and additional information - especially identifying the correct marriage details!