Personnel Index - Detail

Name
ASBURY
First Names
Edward Dannett
Nationality
British
Rank
Captain
Service
RAF
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
07/05/18
Date of Death
24/09/1918
Cemetery

 

Aircraft DH 9 serial E8869 missing from operations on Aulnoye 24/9/18 - last seen in combat. The Pilot Cpt E.D. Asbury and Observer 2/Lt B.T. Gillman were sadly both killed.
 

Photographed by Graham Glover

Photographed by Malcolm Brooke from the Arras Memorial


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The name is recorded on the walls of the memorial

With the kind permission of www.militarytrader.co.uk we are
able to display the following images.

The artifact is believed to be an original wooden laminated propeller which was used to power the generator on a DH9 (as used by 49Sqn).

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The name of Captain Asbury is shown as is the name of his
batman...AM1 C Hill. The date of death is also engraved.
E.8869 is the serial number of the aircraft.

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Some technical details