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- Biography -
- Henry Edward Sewell -

Unknown person

Name : Henry Edward Sewell.

Elder son of Henry Sewell (Indian Civil Service), Madras Presidency; husband of Amy G. Sewell, of 14, Park Mansions, Bath. Born at Trichinopoly, Southern India.

Married : 4 December 1916, Amy Gertrude Nedham, at Gibraltar.
  Census Information :

1911 : Henry Edward Sewell, single, aged 35, is listed on the Army returns for Fort Grange, Gosport, Hampshire as a Lieutenant with 23 Siege Company, R.G.A.

  Service details :

Major Henry Edward Sewell, 524th Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 4 June 1918 aged 42

Buried at : La Targette British Cemetery, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas de Calais, France.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Bonchurch War Memorial
Bonchurch, St Boniface Church, Pulpit War Memorial
Bonchurch, St Boniface Church, Roll of Honour
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle

  Documents :


Friday, December 22, 1916 Page 4

SEWELL-NEDHAM. - On December 4th, at King's Chapel, Gibraltar, by the Rev. P.P. Mercier, Major Henry Edward Sewell, R.G.A., elder son of Henry Sewell, I.C.S. (ret.), to Amy Gertrude, eldest daughter of the late W.A. Nedham, Central Provinces Commission, India.


Friday, June 21, 1918 Page 2

Major Edward Sewell, R.G.A., son of Mr. Henry Sewell and nephew of Miss Sewell, Ashcliff, Bonchurch, has been killed in action in France.

"Nephew of Miss Sewell" refers to Miss Eleanor (or Ellen) Lucy Sewell (born ca 1838/9, died 1920 aged 81). She was the sister of Elizabeth Missing Sewell.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research
  Page status :
Page last updated : 22 February 2012


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