Ernest Seaton – Private 53803

Ernest was born on 2nd August 1898.

He was baptised on 30th July 1899 at Holy Trinity, New Wortley, Armley Hall. He was the son of Seth and Annie Isabella Seaton living at 4 Hopewell Terrace. He was baptised on the same day as his sister Nellie and brother Harold.
He enlisted in the 12th Battalion Manchester Regiment
Ernest was Killed in Action 22nd October 1918 aged 20
Ovillers New Communal Cemetery, Solesmes Grave Ref A2

Ernest Seaton Certificate

Commemorated in Garforth Cemetery Plot B446

Family Details

Father – Seth S.(b. 1859 in Carleton). In 1901 he was Stationery Engine Man at the Glue Factory he died 24th May 1935 aged 77
Mother – Annie Isabella S. ( b. 1858 in Islington Middlesex) died 1st June 1929 aged 73
Brother – Charlie S. (b 1891 in Wortley)
Brother – Harold S. (b. 1894 in Kirkstall) died 24th April 1964 aged 71
Sister – Nellie S. (b. 1896 in Leeds)
Ernest Seaton Born 2nd August 1898
1901 living at Hawthorn Terrace, Leeds /Selby Road
Brother – Arthur S. (b. 1902 in Garforth)
On the 1911 census they are listed as living at Garforth Bridge. – Hawthorn Terrace is located at Garforth Bridge