Back to Gravesites         

 
 

 

If you could spare a few dollars to help with the running costs of this website would be very much appreciated.

Thank you from Gravesites of Tasmania.

SEATON, JOHN LESTER

 Korea Casualty

 

Born 30th August 1926 Kuala Lumpur Malaya and had previously served in the British army.  He was given the rank of Lieutenant when he enlisted in the Australian army in 1951. 

He was killed in action on the 12th November 1952 while leading a fighting patrol he was hit by an enemy grenade. 

He was mentioned in despatches for great leadership and courage as a patrol commander. 

SEATON. - On November 12. 1952 Lieut. John Lester, 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, dearly loved elder son of Mr. and Mrs Seaton, Blaokmans Bay and loved brother of Peter and Rosemary. Killed In action in Korea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note that there might be information from other websites or brochures "reprinted" here- under the laws of "fair use". In every instance -we hope- we have provided a direct link to the owners web site. We do not claim rights or ownership to any of their information. We do thank them sincerely for their efforts. We have in every instance made a good faith effort to contact and request 'reprint' permission. Nonetheless, we do want to be certain that nothing gets lost due to web site disappearance and the like, so it appears duplicated here.

Tasmanian War Casualties, Honouring the past, building understanding.

Copyright 2016 Tasmanian War Casualties