Maj Sir Edward Seymour

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Edward Seymour, KCVO, DSO, OBE

Birthdate: (71)
Death: February 28, 1948 (71)
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Col. Leopold Richard Seymour and Mary Greene Hubbard Sturgis
Husband of Blanche Frances Seymour
Father of Verena Mary Doyne and John Edward Seymour, Maj
Brother of Mildred Seymour; Richard Sturgis Seymour, MVO; Maj. Beauchamp Seymour; Conway Russell Seymour; Lionel Seymour and 1 other

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About Maj Sir Edward Seymour

Major Sir Edward Seymour

  • fought in the Nile Expedition in 1898 and in the Boer War between 1900 and 1902.
  • Comptroller to HRH The Duchess of Albany in 1908.
  • Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.
  • Invested as a Knight Commander, Royal Victorian Order (K.C.V.O.).
  • Gained the rank of Major in the service of the Grenadier Guards.
  • Invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.).
  • Decorated with the award of Companion, Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.).
  • Held the office of Equerry to HM Queen Alexandra between 1923 and 1925.
  • Comptroller to HRH Princess Victoria between 1925 and 1935.
  • Held the office of Extra Equerry to HM King George V in 1935.
  • Held the office of Extra Equerry to HM King Edward VIII in 1936.
  • Held the office of Extra Equerry to HM King George VI between 1937 and 1948
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Maj Sir Edward Seymour's Timeline

February 10, 1877
May 24, 1906
Age 29
October 18, 1915
Age 38
February 28, 1948
Age 71