Altrincham WW1 

Joseph Eaton

Rank:PrivateNumber:See Below
Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:03rd Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Cheshire Rgt
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:No
Cemetery or Memorial:Christchurch Churchyard, Timperley
Town Memorial:Hale
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1896 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref:
8a/170, the son of George & Elizaeth Ann Eaton (nee Derbyshire).

1901 Census - 7 Rainbow Terrace, Hale.   Son - aged: 4 - born: Hale.   
Head of household - George Eaton - Married - aged: 30 - occ: Coachman
(Domestic) - born: Altrincham.   Also - Elizabeth A. Eaton - Wife - aged:
32 - born: Altrincham.   Plus 3 brothers - Charles William 8;  Merlin 6;  
Albert H. 2.

1911 Census - Grove Lane, Hale.   Son - aged: 14 - occ: Office of Cotton
Waste Manufacturer - born: Altrincham.    Head of household - George Eaton
- Married - aged: 41 - occ: Day Gardener - born: Lymm.   Also - Elizabeth
Ann Eaton - Wife - aged: 42 - born: Altrincham.   Plus 5 siblings and a
niece.   His brothers were - Charles William 18;  Merlin 16;   Albert
Howcroft 12 and Arthur 6.

The family resided at "Leasowes", Grove Lane, Hale.

MIC - There are two Joseph Eaton's - 3rd Bn Cheshire Rgt.   One states that
he was discharged from the Army on the 2nd April 1916 following sickness
recorded from the 12th December 1915.  No. 32948.   The other states that
he was discharged from the Army on the 17th January 1917, following
sickness recorded from the 10th December 1915.  No. 59231.   It is likely
that they are the same person with two differing MIC records???

No WO363 record.

He died during the December quarter 1918 in the Bucklow R.D. - ref: 8a/407
- aged: 22.  He is commemorated on the private family gravestone in
Christchurch Churchyard, Timperley, where he is listed as 'Joe' and date of
death given as the 24th November 1918.

His elder brother - Charles William Eaton was killed on the 1st Day of the
Battle of the Somme 1916.


Memorials found on:
Hale United Reformed
Altrincham & District Roll of Honour
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