ASTON Samuel Harold
Regiment : 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment
Service number : 28697
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : Died of wounds aged 19 on 22nd August 1918
Buried : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium, Grave XXV. C. 25.
Relatives : Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Aston, 100 Ivanhoe St., Scotts Green, Dudley, Worcestershire
Memorial : Dudley St Augustine of Hippo Church Holly Hall
Also appears on : Dudley War Memorial.
Credits : Researched by James Taylor.
Samuel appears in the 1901 census, age 1, living at 35 Abberley Street, St Thomas Parish with the following family members: Father Samuel J. Aston, age 30 self employed dealer in boots, shoes and drapery, Mother Elizabeth S Aston, age 28, Brother Solomon Ashton aged 7, Sister Lillian L. Aston aged 6, Brother Charles Aston aged 4, Sister Elizabeth M. Aston aged 7 months.
Further information including a photograph of Samuel Aston can be found on page 19 of the WW1 Special Issue Booklet ‘We Will Remember Them’ produced by the Black Country Bugle.