Born: 2 June 1893.
Family: The fourth child of Thomas and Agnes Susan Eaton of Ellesmere House, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Leonard married Eva Florence Oliver on the 2 September 1920 and together they had 2 children – Dorothy and Peter.
Residence: In 1901 Ernest was living with his family at 16 Richmond terrace, Station Road, Whitchurch. When he joined the army in 1914, he was living at Ellesmere House, to where he returned after demobilisation. In 1939 he and his wife were living at 29 Broad Street, Newtown and Llanwchaiarn, Montgomeryshire, Wales and when he died he was living at White Oaks, Deganwy Road, Llandudno, Gwynedd, Wales.
Civilian Occupation: After leaving school he followed in his father’s footsteps and worked in a tailor’s shop and eventually became a Master Tailor.
Died: On 28 August 1974 aged 81.
Other Information: We know Leonard visited Canada in 1957.
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Service Number: 587 (previously 50324 and 350329)
Date of Enlistment: 5 December 1914
Date of Discharge: 31 March 1920
Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation