ASHTON, Colin William

Rank: 
Fusilier
Regiment/Corps: 
Lancashire Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
14241646
Died : 
Tuesday, October 5, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
27
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Fusilier Colin Ashton, 34 Army Troop, was killed during operations on Leros when his unit was attacked and bombed by enemy aircraft. 
 
Also killed were Captain Belcher Bdr. Bancroft,  and Tpr. McDaid
(Source: Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit, author Nicholas Rankin.)
 

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