Regiment : 1st Battalion Royal Marines Royal Naval Division Royal Marine Light Infantry
Service number : PO2361
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 6th April 1918 aged 32
Buried : Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension No 1, France, Grave VI. D. 1.
Relatives : Son of Alfred and Agnes Aston, of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
Memorial : Headless Cross The Bridge Church formerly St Luke's Church
Credits : Redditch Indicator report taken from Redditch at War by Alan Foxall and Ray Saunders, Breedon Books 2004.
The following notice appears in the In Memoriam Section of the Redditch Indicator:
ASTON-In loving remembrance of Pte. Harry Aston, R.M.L.I., who died from effects of gas shell at 3rd Canadian Stationary Hospital, Doullens, France, on April 6th 1918, aged 32. “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”-John 15c 13v. Lovingly remembered by Father, Mother, Brothers, Rosey and all. On the Resurrection morning, Soul and body meet again; No more sorrow, no more weeping. No more pain.