Ajax Veterans Street Dedication: Easton Court
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- Street Name: Easton Court
Name of Veteran: Frederick Arthur John Easton February 13, 1916-1983
Rank: Able Seaman, Torpedo Man
Ship Served: HMS Ajax
Date of Service on Ship: Feb.1938 to April 1943
Year of Visit/Dedication: June 2005
Veteran or Family Visit: Myra Jones, daughter
Veteran of the Battle of the River Plate: Yes
Died at Battle: No
Fred Easton lived in the small market town of Llanrwst, Conwy County, North Wales where he was very popular. He married Dorothy and had two daughters, Myra and Anita. Myra remembers her father receiving a hero’s welcome when he returned home on leave after the Battle of the River Plate.
Both Fred and his wife Dorothy died in 1983, within 6 months of each other.
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- Location of Original:
- Original document and image located in the Ajax Archives.
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