Charles Henry SEYMOUR

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SEYMOUR, Charles Henry

Service Number: 2063
Enlisted: 9 February 1915, Enlisted at Claremont
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 1894
Home Town: Neika, Kingborough, Tasmania
Schooling: State School, Tasmania
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 23 July 1918
Cemetery: Borre British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row E, Grave 15 Rev S.A. Beverage officiated Headstone inscription reads: To live in the hearts of those we leave behind is not to die
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sandfly Longley Ward Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2063, 12th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Claremont
1 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2063, 12th Infantry Battalion
1 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2063, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
7 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2063, Bullet wound to the forehead
11 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery, Transferred from the 12th Battalion to the 3rd Light Trench Mortar
23 Jul 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2063, 3rd Light Trench Mortar Battery

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles H and Margaret Semour of Huon Road, Neika, Tasmania.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal