BASIL DRUMMOND ASH

 

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Date of Birth 16th May, 1890

Place of Birth Southport, QLD
Father Cyril Alfred Drummond ASH
Mother Hester Elizabeth ALEXANDER
Education Prep School, Arlington House, England
Education Mr Fosters School, Stubbington, England
Occupation Royal Navy
Date Enlisted 18th September 1910
Unit Stannergate Station
Branch Air Service
Rank Flight Lieutenant
Service No. -
Awards GSM (Persian Gulf).  
Fate Killed in Action  
Date of Fate 30th September 1914  
Date of Death 30th September 1914  
Place of Death Off Kirkwall, Orkney  
Cause of Death Killed in Action  
Interred No Known Grave. Honoured on the Chatham Naval Memorial

First Australian born aviator to be killed by enemy action during the Great War.

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