Herbert George Ashby

1892–1978 (Age 85)
Southfleet, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Herbert George

When Herbert George Ashby was born on 24 June 1892, in Southfleet, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, Herbert John Ashby, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Agnes Austen, was 25. He died in 1978, in Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Herbert John Ashby
Ellen Agnes Austen
Winifred Violet Charlotte Ashby
Herbert George Ashby
Charlotte Ashby
Roy Stuart Austin Ashby
Denzil Greensted Ashby
Mervyn Henry Ashby

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 12

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 16

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 26

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places in northern and eastern England called Ashby, from Old Norse askr ‘ash’ or the Old Norse personal name Aski + býr ‘farm’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Herbert George Ashby, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Herbert George Ashby, "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"
  • Herbert George Ashby, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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