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Name: George Edmund AISTON
Casualty No.: Ranks: Lance Corporal Initials: G E Service No.: 2069977
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Age at Death: 0
Unit: 505 Field Company, Royal Engineers.
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted:
Place of Residence: Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address:
Previous Address: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Died of wounds
Date of Death: Sunday 4th April 1943
Place of Death: Libya
Locally Commemorated: -
UK Commemorated: Blaydon War Memorial, Blaydon Cemetery, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: -
Buried: Tripoli War Cemetery, Libya.
Decoration and Medals: 1939-45 Star. War Medal.
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, In Memoriam; 4th April 1944.
Family Details:
Son of Mr and Mrs Aiston, of Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham. Husband of Mrs Aiston, of 57 Tyne Gardens, Crookhill, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Brother: William.
Notes : George had previously seen action in France and was one of the many thousands of men who escaped from the shores of Dunkirk in 1940. George's brother, William, was a prisoner of war.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Army Roll of Honour 1939-45. Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 20th April, 1943.
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