Royal Army Ordnance Corps
23rd February 1942
(could be 28th February 1942)
Believed to be lost at sea on the 1,693-ton Ban Ho Guan, which was sunk by the Japanese submarine I-4 in the Indian Ocean South of Java, Dutch East Indies. The Ban Ho Guan was enroute from Padang to Tjilatjap.
Son of James and Catherine Ashworth
Husband of Lilian Ashworth, of Colchester, Essex