Eaton, A W or W A
ALFRED WILLIAM or WILLIAM ALFRED EATON
Remembered with honour Hamel Military Cemetery: Plot II, Row D, Grave 7.
He enlisted in Hertford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and died at No. 1 Field Ambulance of wounds received in action. Unfortunately, Alfred’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Alfred William and Elizabeth Sarah (nee EATON) EATON of Watford.
His parents married 30 November 1892 at Holy Trinity, Northwood, Middx. Elizabeth died 1931 in the Witney, Oxon, district aged 63, and was buried 13 September at Standlake, Oxon; Alfred died 28 February 1946 in Chipping Norton, Oxon, aged 78, and was buried 4 March at Standlake.
William was born 1 December 1894 in Leverstock Green, Herts, and baptised 13 January 1895 at Holy Trinity, Leverstock Green. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, in printing aged 16, he still lived in Watford, with his parents and four siblings.
Date of death14/11/1916
Age at death21
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)