Regiment : 1st Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Formerly H/23154, 9th Reserve Cavalry.
Service number : 16608
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Killed in action aged 19 on 1st July 1916
Buried : Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval, France, Grave III. E. 9.
Birthplace : Born and resident Mamble, Worcestershire, enlisted Cheltenham
Relatives : Son of George and Sarah Ann Aston, of Rock House, Mamble Rock, Kidderminster
Memorial : Bayton C of E School
Also appears on : Mamble St John the Baptist WW1 Window as Edwin Aston with the information: 1st July 1916. Mamble St John the Baptist WW1 Memorial as Edwin Aston. Mamble St John the Baptist WW1 Roll of Honour as Edward Aston. Bayton C of E School WW1 and WW2 War Memorial.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
The birth of Edwin Aston is registered in the December Quarter 1896 under the Tenbury Registration District.
Rock Hose, Mamble, Rock
George Aston, head, age 64, Colliery Manager, born Mamble, Worcestershire
Sarah Ann Aston, wife, age 60, married 37 years, 11 children, all still living, born Bransford, Worcestershire
Hannah Aston, daughter, age 22, born Lindridge, Worcestershire
Nellie Aston, daughter, age 20, born Lindridge, Worcestershire
Edwin Aston, grandson, age 14, Drapers Apprentice, born Lindridge, Worcestershire