Regiment : 2nd/20th Battalion London Regiment
Service number : 5487
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 15th August 1916 aged 17
Buried : Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont-St. Eloi, France, Grave III. D. 25.
Relatives : Son of Alfred Rigby Askew and Elizabeth Askew, of Pershore, Worcestershire
Memorial : Pershore Abbey
Additional information on the memorial: The London Regiment
Private, joined up from Birmingham. Died 15th August 1916.
Additional information from Pershore Parish Records, Holy Cross, Film No 216/7, available at Worcestershire Archives.
Trudy Burge has created the WW1 Pershore website to commemorate the men from Pershore who served their country from 1914 to 1918: