Lt Frederick William Ashard, MC. QSA , Seaforth Highlanders

From an Ancestry tree - it does not say which is him . But this does, the man in I Coy

1882 Feb 23. Born Camden Town, Middlesex

1891 census at 1, Prebend Street, St Pancras

1899-1902 Boer War, A Private in 6th Inniskilling Dragoons in South Africa. The Queen's South Africa (QSA) Medal Clasps: Orange Free State, Transvaal, South Africa 1901, South Africa 1902

1911 census He is a sergeant in A Sqd 6th Inniskilling Dragoons, in Mhow, India

1914 Dec 16 Landed in France

1915 Apr 23 Married Victoria Thompson in London. There appear to be two children Joyce b1917, Evelyn b1918.

1915 Nov 14 Commissioned 2nd Lt. Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's). Squadron Serjeant-Major Frederick William Ashard, from 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons.

1917 Jul 20. Sea. Highrs. 2nd Lt. F. W. Ashard to be Lt.

1918 Apr 13. Sea. Highrs. Lt. F. W. Ashard to be temp. Capt.

1918 Sep 9. Sea. Highrs. Lt. F. W. Ashard relinquishes the temp rank of Capt. on ceasing to be empld. with a Serv. Bn.

1919 Jun 3. MC Gazetted. Lt (T./Capt.) Frederick William Ashard, Sea. Highrs., attd. 8th Bn.

1919 Nov 5. Sea. .Highrs.—Lt. F. W. Ashard, M.C., retires, receiving a gratuity.

1920 Nov 17 Joined ADRIC with service no. 1054 . Posted I Coy. Wife at 2 Sherlock Rd, Hampstead

1921 Jan 21 On a raid at Grace Park Gardens where arms and ammunition were found

1921 Mar 20. Promoted Section Leader

1921 Jul 29 to 11 Aug on Leave

1921 Aug 28 Re-engaged

1922 Jan 18. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1931 Feb 14. The undermentioned having attained the age limit of liability to recall, cease to belong to the Res. of Off.: —Seaforth—Lt. F. W. Ashard, M.C.

1939 Register. Living at The CityTemple, Holborn Viaduct, City of London,. He is a Verger with his wife Victoria A.M

1941 Apr 17. Bombing of London. The City Temple church sustained severe damage when struck by bombs at 2am on 17 April 1941. The roof of the Round Church burned first, before the flames spread to engulf the nave, choir and organ. The marble columns of the chancel cracked in the intense heat.


1948 Sep 30. Died at Midhurst, Sussex