Remembrance - The Yorkshire Regiment, First World War
Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Lowndes ASPINALL, DSO
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Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Lowndes ASPINALL, DSO.
Cheshire Regiment, formerly 15th (The King's) Hussars and 3rd and 11th Battalions the Yorkshire Regiment. Son of Robert Augustus Aspinall, J.P., D.L. Killed 6 July 1916. Aged 47.
Buried BOUZINCOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
Lt-Colonel Aspinall was a distinguished soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment, commanding the 3rd Battalion at the outbreak of war and shortly afterwards taking over command of the 11th Battalion. A very full description of his career is provided in the DNW Auction Medals website.
The photograph of Colonel Aspinall has been provided by "Atnomis" on the Great War Forum website.
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