Name:Rank:Service No: Service: Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address at Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height:Eye Colour:Hair Colour:Trade:Marital Status: Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death: Age at Death:Cemetery: Grave Reference:
Arthur De Witt EatonGunnerF/602415Royal Canadian ArtilleryJanuary 25, 1915Waterville, Kings Co., NSDecember 21, 1943Halifax, NSWaterville, NS285 feet, 10 inchesHazelBrownSectionman, Dominion Atlantic Railway (Berwick)MarriedBaptistHazel Eaton (Wife) Waterville, NSMarch 13, 194429Berwick Cemetery, Nova ScotiaLot 435.Commemorated on page 298 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on June 25 Arthur De Witt Eaton was the son of Frank Bernard Eaton and Viola Lavinia Eaton, of Waterville, husband of Hazel M. Eaton, and father of Roberta. He left school at the age of fourteen and worked on the family farm for eleven years. Prior to his enlistment he was employed for three years with the Dominion Atlantic Railways. At enlistment, he was taken on strength at #6 Depot, Halifax and transferred to #61 CABTC at New Glasgow on January 13, 1944. On February 23, 1944 he was admitted to the New Glasgow Military Hospital with measles and discharged on March 5, 1944. He was granted leave during which he became ill with pneumonia, a complication from the measles. He was admitted to the hospital at Berwick where died on March 13, 1944.