Born: 31st March 1891, Diss, Norfolk.

Died: 25th April 1915; age 24; Attack at St. Julien.

Previously reported missing, now for official purposes presumed to have died. 

Occupation: a Bread Salesman

Enlistment Details: Date: 24th September 1914; Location: Canadian Forces Base, Valcaitier, St. Gabriel-de-Valcaitier, Quebec; 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.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 24-26-28-30.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West Vlaanderen,



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




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. Northgate High School Memorial. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.



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