Private Albert Eaton
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 85131

Battalion : 2/7th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Repton, Derbyshire. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Eaton, of The Cross, Repton. He was a Garden Labourer prior to enlisting at Derby. He was killed in action, 28th September 1917, aged 24, whilst serving in the line at Wieltje, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Bridge House Cemetery, Belgium. Row C. Grave 2.

One of four brothers who fell, they were, Private Harold Eaton, 2/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, Private George Frederick Eaton, 1/6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, and Private John (Jack) Eaton, 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Bridge House Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Albert Eaton grave
Private Albert Eaton is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Wysan's Church Gates War Memorial, Repton, Derbyshire.