Sub Lieutenant Bruce Valentine ASHTON

Service No: Commissioned Officer, Royal Australian Navy
Born: Melbourne VIC, 17 April 1921
Enlisted in the RAN: 17 October 1940 (at Sydney NSW)
Unit: HM LCA(HR) 1106
Died: Naval Operations: English Channel, 6 June 1944, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Bayeux War Cemetery, Normandy, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Ernest Valentine and Ida Minna Augusta Ashton, of Kingsford, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 9A, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Sub Lieutenant Ashton was reported missing during operations for the liberation of Europe on 6 June 1944 with that date presumed as his date of death.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A6769, ASHTON B V

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