FRANK WALTER SEAGER

 

 

Born: 31st March 1891, Diss, Norfolk.

Died: 25th April 1915; age 24.

Enlistment Details: Date: 24th September 1914; Location: Canadian Forces Base, Valcaitier, St. Gabriel-de-Valcaitier, Quebec; Occupation: Bread Salesman; Age: 23 years & 6 months; Religion: CofE; Next of Kin: Walter C. Seager, of 105, Constable Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 6 ins, complexion: light, eyes: brown, hair: dark. Plate upper jaw & wart over right eye.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 21243

Regiment: Canadian Infantry, Manitoba Regiment, 8th Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 24-26-28-30.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified and Address: Son of Walter Charles & Minnie Elizabeth Seager, of 105, Constable Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   116, Hervey Street, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Walter Charles Seager, 35, a Commercial Traveller; born Ipswich.

Minnie Elizabeth Seager (nee Skeet), 35; born Ipswich.

May Laura Agnes Seager, 8, born Diss, Norfolk.

Stanley Cyril Seager, 4, born Leighton, Essex.

1 servant.

 

1911   123, Constable Road, Ipswich.

 

Frank was 20 years old, a Commercial Traveller for Fancy Stationery. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Walter, 45, a Commercial Traveller – Fancy Stationery.

Minnie, 45.

May, 18, a mantle Maker at a Drapery.

Stanley, 14.

Gordon Charles Seager, 9, born Ipswich.

* Possible Immigration:Frank Seager, a Labourer, aged 21. Departed: Liverpool 14th March 1913; arrived Halifax, St John New Brunswick, Canada. Virginian – Allan Line.

 

Frank is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Margaret’s Church, Ipswich.

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