Aston, Henry Amos

Poppy on a wooden cross

Age: 21
Date of birth: February 1897

Parents: Alfred and Sarah Elizabeth Aston
Wife:
Address: 33 Pickard Street

Occupation:

Henry Amos Aston was born in 1897, to Alfred and Sarah Aston.  He was baptised on 11th February 1897.

At the time of the 1901 Census, Henry, aged 4, was living with his parents and 4 siblings at 5 Pickard Row, Warwick. His older brother (aged 7) was also called Alfred; his older sisters were Doris (9) and Ellen (6) and his younger brother was William (2).

In 1911 Henry and the rest of his family were living in Pickard Street and he was working as a Brickyard Labourer.

Warwick Advertiser – 4th May 1918

 

 

Military Service

Rank & Number: Private, 266556
Regiment/Service: 10th (Service) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Brigade/Division: 57th Brigade, 19th Division
Date of death: Friday, March 22, 1918
Cause of death/Battle: Killed in Action - Battle of St Quentin
Commemorated/Buried: Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais
Awards: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: All Saints Church, All Saints Church

Warwick Advertiser – 4th May 1918

 

 

 

 

Henry’s father and two brothers fought and returned

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