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- William Frank Lawrence Snook -

Unknown person

Name : William Frank Lawrence Snook.

Son of Charles Snook and Emma Snook (neƩ Lawrence) of Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Born 1894 Bembridge.
 
  Census Information :

1901 : Charles and Emma Snook, with their children including William aged 7, are at Stables, West Hill Road, Shanklin. Charles Snook is a Head Gardener (domestic)

1911 : Charles and Emma Snook, with their children including William aged 17, are at West Hill, West Hill Road, Shanklin. Charles Snook is a Gardener (domestic); William Snook ia an Articled Pupil To An Architect And Surveyor.

  Service details :

Private 11175 William Frank Lawrence Snook, 11th Bn., Hampshire Regiment.

  Casualty Details :

Died : 9 September 1916

Commemorated at : Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

CWGC record ...
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Shanklin War Memorial
St Blasius' Church, Shanklin, Roll of Honour
St Saviour's Church, Shanklin, War Memorial
County War Memorial, Carisbrooke Castle (SNORK, W F)
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

ISLE OF WIGHT MERCURY

Friday, September 29, 1916 Page 1

Much sympathy will be felt with Mr. C.H. Snook, of Shanklin, who is well-known in local gardening circles, in the loss of his only son, Sergt. Wm. Snook (Hants Regiment). He was killed in action on September 9th.
  Acknowledgments :

Janet Griffin for newspaper research

  Page status :
Page last updated : 30 January 2012 (added to website)


 
 

 
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