Woodbury County

Willis Wayne Seaton





Paul L. Seaton, carpenter’s mate third class, has returned after 25 months in the Asiatic-Pacific theater to tell his father about Navy life. His father, Alva J. Seaton, who enlisted in the Navy with him in September 1942, and who took his boot training with him, was medically discharged after five months in service. The parents reside at 4003 Correctionville road. Two brothers, Willis Wayne Seaton and Chris J. Seaton, also are in the Navy. They are boatswain’s mates second class. Willis is on submarine duty, and Chris is at Tarawa. Paul and Wayne met in Hawaii in November, 1943, for the first time in three years, and have not seen each other since. Another brother, Leslie Frederick Seaton, was a seaman first class, who was reported missing in action February 18, 1942. He was on the U.S.S. Houston.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, March 19, 1945