Seyit was born in
Camlik village of Havran, in 1889. Seyit conscripted in April 1909. He joined the Balkan
Wars in 1912. After the war was ended, he has not been discharged and recruited for the
Canakkale forces, as a gunner.
During 18 March Naval War, there was only one
battery standing, on Mecidiye forts located on the European side. However, its shell crane
was heavily damaged. Corporal Seyit with an unbelievable strength lifted the shell which
was 275 kg, for three times and positioned into the battery. This heroic strength of Seyit
seriously damaged the Ocean.
Seyit returned home in 1918 where he worked as a
forester and a coal-miner. He died in 1939, because of a serious lung disease.