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Lance Corporal 12313 Ernest Aston

8th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment
Killed in Action, Second Battle of the Somme, France and Flanders, 22nd March 1918 aged 32

  • Buried: Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Somme, France. Grave VI.I.4
  • Awarded: 1915 Star, Britisg War and Victory Medals
  • Son of William and Lydia Aston
  • NNWFHS Memorial: Arley

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Military, Census and Family History Information

  • Born c1886 at Darby End, Dudley, Staffs
  • Lived at 26 Cole Street, Dudley [1901]
  • Lived 35 Cole Street, Dudley [1911]
  • Employed as a Brick Maker [1911]
  • Enlisted at Nuneaton. Arrived in France 29 Jul 1915

    His enlistment at Nuneaton and his half-brothers death at Meriden are the only connections so far found but he could have worked at the local brickworks

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