Capt. Seymour Barne, MC

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Seymour Barne

Birthdate: (30)
Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Death: April 23, 1917 (30) (killed in action)
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick St. John Newdegate Barne and Lady Constance Adelaide Barne (Seymour)
Brother of Maj. Miles Barne, DSO; Michael Barne; Mary Emily Barne and Winifred Edith Markham

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About Capt. Seymour Barne, MC

Captain SEYMOUR BARNE, Hussars, attached R.F.C., was the youngest son of the late Lieutenant-Colonel St. John and Lady Constance Barne, of Sotterley and Dunwich, Suffolk, and nephew of the late Marquess of Hertford. He was educated at Eton, and, joining the Hussars, was with his regiment during the retreat from Mons, and was wounded at the first battle of Ypres. He received the Military Cross. Since 1915 he has held a Staff appointment with a cavalry brigade. Recently, however, he felt it his duty to volunteer as a cavalry observer with the Air Service. In this capacity he was flying over the line on April 23rd, and was shot down by an enemy aeroplane.



  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of Death: 23/04/1917
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Flying Corps and 20th Hussars
  • Awards: M C
  • Grave Reference: VI. C. 11.

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Capt. Seymour Barne, MC's Timeline

October 26, 1886
Suffolk, England
April 23, 1917
Age 30