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Sir Eric Seal

(1898-1972), Civil servant

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Sir Eric Seal, by Walter Stoneman - NPG x185197

Sir Eric Seal

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, 1955
NPG x185197

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Kristen Lackajis

17 December 2019, 22:13

Hello there. I am also a granddaughter of Basil Hands, now deceased. We would love to know more about Sir Eric.


08 November 2018, 22:55

I am Ben Seal grandson of Sir Eric Seal , son of recently deceased Philip Seal , Eric’s second son and cousin of Rachel .
I Would love to Learn more about my extended family , especially Eric and his 4 brothers .

Elizabeth Maynard (nee SEAL)

28 October 2018, 12:07

I am Elizabeth Seal - granddaughter of Eric's brother, Ralph, who had two boys - my father John and his younger brother Robin. I also believe he was Churchill's PS during the war and accompanied him to the US

Natalie Hands

19 September 2017, 20:44

Hello Rachel. I am Basil Hands grand daughter. I believe that your grandfather sir Eric taught my grandad to sail in the Chichester area. Do you recall anything about this? Thanks Natalie

Rachel Seal

25 April 2016, 11:43

I am Sir Eric's grand daughter, Rachel Seal. He was Sir Winston Churchill 's private secretary for a time - I believe during the Second World War. I would very much like to see this photograph - is there any way I can obtain a copy? His wife was Gladys Mary and they had 3 sons, my father, Michael , Philip and Christopher. He had 12 grandchildren.

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