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Name: Edward Dannett Asbury
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Unit: 49
Victories: 5
Born: 09 June 1899
Place of Birth: West Norwood, London, England
Died: 24 September 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: W of ForĂȘt de Mormal, France
Memorial: Arras Flying Services Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
 
 
Edward Dannett Asbury was the son of Dannett and Isabel Sarah Asbury. Posted to 49 Squadron, he scored five victories flying the D.H.9 in the summer of 1918.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 10 Jun 1918 0500 49 D.H.9 (C6140) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Assainvillers
2 10 Jun 1918 0502 49 D.H.9 (C6140) 1 Albatros D.V (OOC) Assainvillers
3 29 Jun 1918 1400 49 D.H.9 (C6140) 1 Albatros D.V (DESF) W of Lille
4 25 Jul 1918 1900 49 D.H.9 (C6140) 1 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Mont Notre Dame
5 25 Aug 1918 1900 49 D.H.9 (C6140) 2 Fokker D.VII (OOC) Bourlon Wood

1 Observer 2Lt W N Hartley
2 Observer Lt R A V R Sherk
 
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