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  • Photograph published 18th April 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
Person Details
Radford
George Henry was born in 1894 in Radford and was the son of Samuel a coal miner and Harriett Ann Seymour Née Wheatley . His father Samuel was born in 1859 in Radford, his mother Harriett Ann Wheatley was born in 1860 also in Radford, they were married in 1874 and went on to have 9 children , sadly 1 was to die in infancy, their surviving children all born in Radford were : Annie b1881, Rebecca b1882, Elizabeth 1884, Albert 1887, Kate 1891, Mary Ann b1889, George Henry b1894 and Ada b1897. In 1911 the family lived at 6 Forster Street Radford Nottingham and were shown as Samuel 52 yrs a coal miner (deputy) he is living with his wife Harriett Ann 51 yrs and their children George Henry 17 yrs a lace maker and Ada 14 yrs a cotton winder, also living with them is their married daughter Mary Ann Newberry 22 yrs and her husband Sidney Newberry 25 yrs a lace maker and their son William Newberry 1 yr. George married his wife Elizabeth Cook in 1911 in Nottingham they lived at, 33 Monsall Street, Basford. They went on to have a son George born in 1915 just prior to his death.
He was a lace maker.
14 Oct 1915
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Radford Nottingham
Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private George Seymour, enlisted at Nottingham. He initially served with service number 2278 in the Sherwood Rangers and later served with the 1/8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment. He landed in France on 25th June 1915 and he was killed in action on 14th October 1915. He has no known grave, his name is commemorated on the Loos Memorial,
Death notices published 25th March 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “SEYMOUR. – Killed in action October 14th, 1915, Pte. G. Seymour, aged 22 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth Seymour, 33, Monsall-street, Basford. – Sorrowing wife and baby. “SEYMOUR. – Killed in action October 14th, 1915, Pte. G. Seymour, dearly beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Seymour, 6, Forster-street, Radford. A noble life laid down. – From mother, dad, sisters, brothers.” Above are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Photograph published 18th April 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
    George Henry Seymour - Photograph published 18th April 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918