Brothers : 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, (20269 Pte. L. Seward Glouc. R.) 1914-15 Star British War Medal (19061 Pte. S. W. Seaward Lan. R.) Erased Victory Medal VF/EF
The sons of Charles and Jane Seward in the 1911 census they are shown as living with the family at 38 Fitteon Street Nuneaton, Chilvers Coton, Warwickshire
20269 Private L. Seward Gloucestershire Regiment.
Following a period of service as a domestic groom, he enlisted at Nuneaton and served in Gallipoli with the 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment from 28 August 1915. It is likely that he was one of the replacements following the disastrous attack on Chunuk Bair three weeks previously, where the Battalion suffered 361 casualties.
Transferring to the 1st and later 1/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, he was killed in action in the front line trenches northwest of Le Sars, Somme Sector, on 4 November 1916. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial; sold with copied MIC.
19061 W. Seward South Lancashire Regiment.
Enlisting at Nuneaton, he served with the 6th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment in Gallipoli from 24 November 1915.
He transferred to Mesopotamia and was killed in action on 25 February 1917. He is commemorated on the Basra Memorial; sold with copied MIC.
PLEASE NOTE THE VICRORY MEDAL IS ERASED ON WALTER SEWARDS GROUP.