Brigadier W. P. B. Ashton, MC, CBE, (1897–1981) was a British Army officer and mechanical engineer who served in Malaya during the Second World War. Papers relating to his service are held by the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London.
Ashton served in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers of the British Army during the Second World War and was deputy director of ordnance services (engineering), Malaya Command, 1941-1942. His report on ordnance engineering services in Malaya, 1941-1942, written in 1946, is held in the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London. He was awarded the Military Cross.
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