MB BS Lond 1912; DPH Vict Manch 1920; FRCS Edin 1923.
Born in Somerset on 27 March 1889, Ash trained at London Hospital, Manchester and Edinburgh. Ash held various house positions at London Hospital, then became assistant county MOH for Lancashire and school medical inspector, and deputy county medical officer for Middlesex before being appointed county medical officer for Derbyshire. Ash was a fellow of the society of MOH and a member of the North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society. He was awarded the OBE for services to Civil Defence in 1943. He died on 9 November [194-?].