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Aspey, Harold Edward

Date of birth:
March 1916 (Hampshire, Great Britain)
Date of death:
February 27th, 1942
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves London Road Cemetery
Plot: M. Grave: 349.
Service number:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


Harold Edward Aspey was the son to Archibald Aspey and Gertrude Aspey and was marreid to Beryl May Aspey.

Harold Aspey was Observer aboard the Handley Page Hampden Mk I, L 41788 when the plane, returning from a bomb attack on Kiel, towards the base North Luffenham, ran out of fuel ans crashed at Hexthorpe-Doncaster, Yorkshire.

?: Sergeant;
December 20th, 1940: Pilot Officer on probation (seniority December 11th, 1940);
August 11th, 1941: Flying Officer (war subs.);
December 20th, 1941: Flying Officer.

DEcember 20th, 1940: Royal Air Force;
?: Observer No. 144 Squadron.

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  • - The London Gazette of 14th January 1941, Issue 35042
    - The London Gazette of 7th October 1941, Issue 35301
    - The London Gazette of 12th March 1942, Issue 35483
    - Air Force list (1931), Great Britain. Ministry of Defence, Volume May 1941, London : His Majesty's Stationery Office
    - Commonwealth Wargraves Commission
    - Unit Histories