Fortesque Ash

Chaplain, Deceased Person

1882 – 1956

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Who was Fortesque Ash?

Fortescue Leo Ash was the fourth Anglican Bishop of Rockhampton in Australia from 1928 until 1946.

Ash was born in Springfield, New South Wales on 26 August 1882, educated at St. Paul's College, Sydney and ordained in 1910. His first post was as a curate at St Anne's Strathfield, New South Wales after which he was rector of Ravenswood, Queensland before wartime service as a chaplain with the Australian Imperial Force. He was then appointed rector of Mackay, Queensland where he remained until his ordination to the episcopate. He died on 22 April 1956.

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Born
1882
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  • Fortesque Leo Ash
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Died
1956

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on July 23, 2013

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