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24648   Private Robert Seymour
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 11/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 46
Summary      
Robert Seymour was the son of Isaac Seymour. Robert was born in Benburb, County Tyrone about 1872. Robert worked as a ship painter. Robert Seymour enlisted in Glasgow in August 1916. Robert was married. His wife was a native of Elgin, Scotland. Private Robert Seymour was serving in France with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was reported missing and shortly after that confirmed as killed in action on Wednesday 11th April 1917.
Further Information
Robert Seymour was the son of Isaac Seymour. Robert was born in Benburb, County Tyrone about 1872.
Robert worked as a ship painter.
Robert Seymour enlisted in Glasgow in August 1916.
Robert was married. His wife was a native of Elgin, Scotland.
Private Robert Seymour was serving in France with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers when he was reported missing and shortly after that confirmed as killed in action on Wednesday 11th April 1917. He was 46 years old.
Private Seymour has no known grave and is commemorated on the Arras Memorial in France.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Benburb Benburb Born in Benburb 54.412025 -6.744837
References and Links
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1 Morayshire Roll Of Honour Page 388. Details of Robert Seymour
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018