World War II
Claude Ashton

Rank: Squadron Leader (Obs.)
Regiment: Royal Air Force (Aux. Air Force) 256 Sqdn.
Aged: 41
DoD: 31/10/1942
Serial No: 90451
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Sec. B. Grave 145
Son of Hubert Shorrock Ashton and of Victoria Alexandrina Ashton (nee Inglis); husband of Isabel Norman Ashton (nee Norman-Butler), of Ingatestone. B.A. (Cantab.); Triple Blue for Cricket, Association Football and Hockey. Full International Cap for Association Football. Chartered Accountant
You can read a full account of the accident that led to his death here
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