ASTLEY, Daniel

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Item: Daniel ASTLEY (170953)

Given Name(s):DanielSurname:ASTLEYAge:10Date of Document on which the age was recorded:Before 1903-02-04Siblings:Rosina, Emily + anotherAddress in United Kingdom:15 Line Grove, Water St., NechellsGuardian:Selina AstleyDate of Application:1903-02-04Notes:Father dead.Record Title:Application BookPage Number:1 sheetCase Number:2390Volume Number:246Microfilm Reel Number:A-2105, restricted microfilmReference:MG28 I492, Middlemore Children's Emigration HomesSource:Library and Archives CanadaDatabase Item Number:170953

Article courtesy of Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Photo courtesy of Photobucket located by Dona Crawford

The John Paget farm was located in what is now Sundridge, Ontario. Located in Strong Township, Parry Sound the time of WW1 It is interesting to note that the 162nd Battalion used this farm as encampment to provide basic training before they went to Niagara Falls for further training. Stoney Lake is locally know as Lake Bernard.  Daniel Astley was indentured on John Paget's farm.  Information from Dona Crawford.

John Paget's Barn in Winter, circa 1910.  It is most likely that Daniel Astley is in the picture.  Photo courtesy of Imagesourontario, located by Dona Crawford.

ASTLEYDanielPrivateJanuary 11, 1894Aston, EnglandSOUTHWARK19049Middlemore HomesNov. 16 1915Parry Sound, OntarioAugust 14, 191824Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment 47th BnVILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY ; Somme, FranceDIED OF WOUNDS During Military Operations, in front of Fouquescourt on August 11th 1918, this soldier was wounded by enemy machine gun fire. He was evacuated to No. 48 Casualty Clearing Station where he succumbed to his wounds three days later. (FROM: CEF Burial Register)Sibling to Rosina, Emily + another. The another was Albert send to Canada. In the family there was a total of 8 children, 3 boys and 5 girls.Next of kin listed as John Astley (Father).Son of William Thomas and Selina Astley.657016,%20DANIELCanadian Infantry162nd Battalion (#770211) and Scroll presented to Mrs. Selina Kalkorst (Mother).Cross of Sacrifice (Memorial Cross) Plaque (#770211) & Scroll presented to as above.Medals and Decorations presented to as above.