Aylett was born 1 May 1890 to William Aylett and Mary Ann Brazier in Bishop's
Stortford, Herts and baptised on 26 October 1890 at St Michaels, Bishop's
Stortford. On the 1911 Census he was living at 1 Basbow Lane, Bishop's Stortford
with his family and working as a Grocers' Porter. He married Maude Warner in
late 1912. They had 3 children, Dorothy, Beatrice and Doiran Bruce.