WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter H. 

John Edward (Edward) Heaton

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:10th Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Cheshire Rgt
How Died:Died
Country of burial:U.K.Grave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Sale Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the March quarter 1897 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 8a/194,
the eldest son of John William R. & Mary Ellen Heaton (nee Hammond).  He
was registered under the name John Edward Heaton.

1901 Census - Somerset Place, Ashton upon Mersey.   Residing at his
paternal grandparent's house.  Grandson - John E. Heaton - aged: 4 - born:
Ashton upon Mersey.    Head of household - John Heaton - Married - aged: 58
- occ: Master Slater - born: Ashton upon Mersey.   Also his grandmother -
Ann Heaton - Married - aged: 55 - born: Oldham.   His father - John W.
Heaton - Son - Married - aged: 24 - occ: Slater - born: Sale.  His mother -
Mary E. Heaton - Daughter in Law - Married - aged: 23 - born: Sale.   Plus2

Attended Springfield Road School.

1911 Census - 8 Darley Street, Sale.   Son - aged: 14 - occ: Errand Boy -
born: Sale.   Head of household - John William Heaton - Married - aged:34 -
occ; House Slater - born: Sale.  Also Mary Ellen Heaton - Wife - aged: 32 -
born: Sale.   Plus 5 siblings and his paternal grandfather.

Member of the Roebuck Lane Congregational Mission.

Enlisted in August 1914 and was involved in much heavy fighting on the
Western Front.

W.O.363 - Enlisted on the 2nd September 1914.  He was then aged: 19 years,
199 days and was residing at Hyde Grove, Sale, employed as a Gardener.   He
was 5 feet 3 inches in height and weighed 113 lb.  His chest measured 36 -
39 inches, he had hazel eyes and brown hair.  He had a 1 1/2 inch long scar
on the inside of his left knee.

Whilst at Bournemouth, he was given Drill for being absent from 07.00 hrs
Parade on the 5th December 1914.   Deprived of 1 days pay for being absent
from the 07.00 hrs Parade on the 19th January 1915.  Given 2 days C.B.
(Confined to Barracks) for being improperly dressed on the 20th January. 
Deprived of 2 days pay for being absent on 07.00 hrs Parade on the 21st
January 1915.  Whilst at Codford, he forfeited 10 days pay for being absent
without leave from the 29th January until the 2nd February 1915.  Deprived
of 10 days pay for being absent without leave on the 29th January 1915.  
He forfeited 2 days pay for being absent from 07.00 hrs roll call on the
1st march 1915.     Deprived of 3 days pay for overstaying a pass from
12.00 hrs on the 18th April 1915 until 17.00 hrs on the 21st  April 1915. 
Whilst at Aldershot, he was given 3 days C.B. for failing to get out of bed
when warned on the 29th July 1915.   Deprived of 2 days pay for overstaying
leave from 10.00 hrs on the 11th September 1915 until 08.30 hrs on the 13th
September 1915 - also given 15 days C.B.   Admitted into the Connaught
Hospital, Aldershot on the 23rd September 1915 suffering from Inflammation
of A. of H.   He was given a nasal douche and mouth wash and was discharged
on the 25th September 1915.   The following day, he was posted to France.

Now in France, he was deprived of 15 days pay on the 6th December 1915 - no
details of the reason for this.    Admitted into the 77 Field Ambulance
suffering from a sprained right ankle on the 16th March 1916.  Admitted
into the 44th C.C.S. (Casualty Clearing Station) on the 30th June 1916, the
eve of the Battle of the Somme, suffering from boils on his buttocks.  
Admitted into the 77 Field Ambulance suffering from a sprained ankle on the
29th August 1916.

Admitted into the 12th General Hospital, Rouen on the 2nd July 1918,
suffering from Nephritis.   He was returned home (UK) on the 9th July 1918
and immediately admitted into the Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley.  
Transferred to the 4th Scottish General Hospital, Stobhill, Glasgow on the
7th November 1918 where he died on the 27th December 1918 of Chronic
Nephritis, Uraemia and Oedema of internal organs.   On admittance he had
pain in region of left kidney and traces of albumin in urine with
occasional traces of blood.

Died of Brights Disease, contracted through exposure in France.    He had
been hospitalised for 6 months when he died.

Buried 31/12/1918 - Burial No. 15,843.   Buried in the EATON family grave
(not Heaton).

Death reported in the 10/01/1919 edition of the Altrincham Guardian.

His brother Private Norman Heaton was serving with the King's (Liverpool
Rgt) at Woodbridge.

Listed as Edward Heaton on the Sale Evangelical Mission war memorial.

Memorials found on:
Sale United Reformed
Roebuck Lane Evangelical (Sale)
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