Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia
- 24 October 1939
- Community worker
Helen Ashton was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 4 October 1918 for her work for the Red Cross Society. Her husband, James, worked closely with the first president, Lady Helen Munro Ferguson.
Sources used to compile this entry: Rutledge, Martha, 'Ashton, James (1864-1939)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A070114b.htm.