Ash was in the Royal Logistic Corps. He has served in Iraq, Northern Ireland and Germany. He suffered leg damage in 2006, whilst training at Pirbright.
Ashliegh performed in the highley acclaimed production of Charlie F, he was first attracted to the project because he thought it was something new whilst rehabilitating from his sustained injury. Since performing in Charlie F Ash has spent time in the Battle Back Centre Project training in Adaptive Sports at Lilleshall and has also completed a work placement at Barclays Bank.