Major GEORGE STUART SEATON (Photo added)

Serviceman Headstone image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Major
Forenames GEORGE STUART
Surname SEATON (Photo added)
Initials G S
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Sunday, 23 June 1907
Date of Death Saturday, 12 August 1944
Age 37
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From PONTYPRIDD, GLAMORGAN, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 52164
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Welch Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 1/5 Battalion, Welch Regiment
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BANNEVILLE-LA-CAMPAGNE WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location VIII. B. 4.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF ARTHUR AND MARGARET SEATON; HUSBAND OF EUNICE IRENE SEATON, OF WHITCHURCH, GLAMORGAN.

Additional Information

The definition of the acronym (ALAS) stated on his Commonwealth War Graves Commision Records under additional information is unknown.

 

Major GEORGE STUART SEATON was educated in Pontypridd (now – 2015 - Mid Glamorgan, South Wales) and was commissioned on the 8th July 1931 with the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Territorial Army – 5th (Glamorgan) Battalion of the Welch Regiment. Major GEORGE STUART SEATON was killed in action by a German sniper while leading his men in the capture of Caen in Northern France.

 

Eunice Irene Seaton, the widow of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON, passed away on 22nd January 1980.1

 

 

Major GEORGE STUART SEATON, undated.

 

 

Invitation received by the widow, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON, Eunive Irena Seaton, for the unveiling of the memorial at Pontypridd Cricket Club on the 28th April 1949.

 

 

References
1. Additional Information and photographs kindly provided by Mr David Adrian Hopkins, nephew, & Mrs Beryl Cox, niece, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph: Mr David Adrian Hopkins, nephew, & Mrs Beryl Cox, niece, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON.
Individual photograph: Mr David Adrian Hopkins, nephew, & Mrs Beryl Cox, niece, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON.
Additional photographs provided by: Mr David Adrian Hopkins, nephew, & Mrs Beryl Cox, niece, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON.
Additional information provided by: Carl Shilleto, Mr David Adrian Hopkins, nephew, & Mrs Beryl Cox, niece, of Major GEORGE STUART SEATON.

 

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