A biography of the military career of Private Edward Joseph Asbury who served in the 153810 Royal Field Artillery
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Private Edward Joseph Asbury

Serving Soldiers' Biographies

Private Edward Joseph Asbury 153810 Royal Field Artillery

Edward Joseph AsburyBorn Harlington Beds 1890

Married Margaret Proctor of Eaton Bray 24th December 1910

KIA 25th March 1918 on The Somme

Commemorated Pozieres Memorial France panel 7-10

From Harlington Roll of Honour

Edward Joseph Asbury was born and brought up at Harlington. He worked on the land for Mr. Higgs and Mr. J Giles. Later he was in a grocery business in Luton, and afterwards a smallholder with a milk-round. He was married and father of two children.

Edward Joseph Asbury enlisted September 1916 in the Royal Horse Artillery, and was attached to the 2nd Cavalry Div., A.S.C. as cook. He served in France until 25th March 1918. Since then he was reported "missing" and never heard of again. He had previously been wounded.