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Robert Henry SEED

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Surname: SEED

Forename(s): Robert Henry

Place of Birth: Lancaster, Lancashire

Service No: M2/053502

Rank: Private

Regiment / Corps / Service: Royal Army Service Corps

Battalion / Unit: 21st G.H.Q., M.T. Coy

Division: 3rd Division

Age: ---

Date of Death: 1919-03-09

Awards: ---

CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: II. B. 1.


CWGC Memorial: ---

Non-CWGC Burial: ---


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Robert Henry Bell Seed (born 30 April 1893) was the son of Elizabeth Seed, née Atkinson and Joseph Bell. Joseph was born at Belfast and Elizabeth at Blackburn, Lancashire.

1901 Lancaster, Lancashire Census: 13, Earl Street - Robert Hy Bell, aged 7 years, born Lancaster, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Bell.

1911 Abbeystead, Lancashire Census: Greenside - Robert Seed, aged 17 years, born Lancaster, Lancashire. [Robert was employed by Richard Place, Farmer.]

The British Army Service Record for Robert Henry Seed exists but may be incomplete - Name and Address of next of kin: Lawrence Pye, Kingsdale Head Farm, Ingleton, Yorks. Relationship: Father (Adopted). [In a statement by Maria Pye she says that Robert had lived with her and her husband Lawrence since being a boy.]

British Army WW1 Medal Rolls Index Cards: Pte Robert H. Seed, M2/053502, Army Service Corps. Theatre of War first served in: (1) France. Date of Entry therein: 28 March 1915.

Robert died at the 39th Stationary Hospital, Lille.

Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects: Pte Robert Henry Seed, M2/053502, R.A.S.C. Date and Place of Death: 9.3.19 39th Staty Hs France. To whom Authorised/Amount Authorised: Grantee - Mrs. Maria Pye. £100 16s. 4d.

Data Source: Local War Memorial


Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record: ---


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Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Service Corps

Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Royal Army Service Corps

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division

Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 3rd Division

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Surname: SEED

Forename(s): R H

Country of Service: United Kingdom

Service Number: M2/053502

Rank: Private

Regiment: Royal Army Service Corps

Unit: 21st G.H.Q., M.T. Coy.



Died Date: 09/03/1919

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England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966


SEED Robert Henry of Kingsdale Head Farm Ingleton Yorkshire a private in the Royal Army Service Corps died 9 March 1919 in Belgium Administration (with Will) Wakefield 18 September to Maria Pye (wife of Lawrence Pye). Effects £118 5s.




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