Norman Francis Astell

By Linda Wright

Major Norman Francis Astell was born in 1913, West Ham  and died aged 31 on 24 December 1944 in Greece.

His parents were  Walter Henry and Minnie Florence (nee Butcher) Astell.

Major Astell served in the Green Howards (Yorks. Regiment), his service no. 172179.

He married Mary King in 1939 in Goole, Yorkshire West Riding, and they lived in Ramsden Bellhouse.

Major Astell is buried in the Salerno War Cemetery (the Phaleron War Cemetery, south-east of Athens, Greece). 

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This page was added by Jim Devlin on 13/01/2014.