Edward Percy Ashe

Edward Percy Ashe

Birth
Quebec, Capitale-Nationale Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 5 Jul 1914 (aged 62)
Frimley, Surrey Heath Borough, Surrey, England
Burial Frimley, Surrey Heath Borough, Surrey, England
Memorial ID 120463984 · View Source
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Rear-Admiral Edward Percy Ashe, M.V.O. 4th Class, Royal Navy, Retired (8 April, 1852 - 5 July, 1914) was an officer of the Royal Navy .
Ashe was born in Quebec in 1852, the son of Commander E. D. Ashe, Royal Navy. He joined the Royal Navy and became a Naval Cadet on 1 August, 1866, having passed from Mr. Foster's "crammer" at Stubbington House near Fareham. He received his Naval Cadet's certificate on 22 August.
On 9 April, 1900 Ashe married Susan Gile, daughter of the late Dr. Daniel Gile of Marblehead, Massachusetts.
On 8 September, 1905, Ashe was appointed a member of the Fourth Class of the Royal Victorian Order on the occasion of King Edward VII's visit to Marienbad.
He was placed on the Retired List on 8 April, 1907. He was promoted to the rank of Rear-Admiral on 2 September, 1908. On Saturday 4 July, 1914 he motored from his home "Longwood", near Camberley to Winchester in a motorcycle with a sidecar. On the return journey he was in collision with an automobile at Hartford Bridge Flats, and thrown from the bike to the road. After being taken to Frimley Cottage Hospital he died from his injuries on the morning of 5 July.


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  • Created by: Okanagan Researcher
  • Added: 17 Nov 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 120463984
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Percy Ashe (8 Apr 1852–5 Jul 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 120463984, citing St Peter's Churchyard, Frimley, Surrey Heath Borough, Surrey, England ; Maintained by Okanagan Researcher (contributor 48150217) .