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Ashton, Basil Cedric

Date of death:
June 19th, 1945
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Cemetery Delhi
Plot: 6. Row: E. Grave: 14.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

23 November 1914: Temp. Lt.
?: Temp. Capt.
23 November 1917: Capt.
23 May 1926: Maj.
23 May 1934: Lt. Col.
13 October 1941: Colonel
?: Temp. Brig.

27 April 1937: Deputy Assistant Director Medical Services

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Indian Medical Service
Awarded on:
December 30th, 1941
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Brigadier (local)
Unit:
Indian Medical Service
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1943
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Iraq, Syria and Persia during the period April, 1941, to February, 1942."
Mentioned in Despatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Brigadier
Unit:
Indian Medical Service
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1944
Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

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