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Seymour, A., Pte., 1916

Photo: Dorothy Hall

On the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, France, is the name of 19/921 Private Arthur Seymour serving with the 19th Battalion Durham Light Infantry who died 18/07/1916.

In Stanley New Cemetery is a headstone which reads:-

In loving memory of
beloved husband of
Matilda Seymour
South Terrace South Moor
who died Jan. 18th 1925
aged 64 years
Also Pte. Arthur Seymour
beloved son of the above
who was killed in action in France
July 18th 1916 aged 22 years
Also James their beloved son
who died Jan. 3rd 1924
aged 15 years
Also the above Matilda died May 2nd 1942
aged 77 years and Irene her darling granddaughter
died May 1st 1942 aged 8 years

At Rest

The CWGC entry for Private Seymour

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk