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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.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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.

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

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

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Sources

  • - 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