Private Edward Joseph Asbury
Serving Soldiers' Biographies
Private Edward Joseph Asbury 153810 Royal Field Artillery
Born 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.