RONALD PETER SNOWLING

 

Born: 12th January 1925, Ipswich.

Died: 15th April 1945; age: 20.kia.( shot by a sniper.)

Residence: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 14558071.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion – Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

7.D.7.

Becklingen War Cemetery,

Soltau,

Lower Saxony,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sidney John & Nellie Grace Snowling, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Sidney John Snowling, born September 1892, Hoxne, Suffolk.

Mother: Ellen Grace Snowling (nee Broom), born 1893, Ipswich.

The Suffolk Regiment.

1st Battalion:
September 1939: On the outbreak of war the Battalion was based in Devonport. It was part of 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Division.
October 1939: They went to France.
May/June 1940: The Battalion were evacuated from Dunkirk and returned to the UK.
June 1944: The Battalion landed in Normandy (D Day). From then on was engaged in the North Western Europe campaign.

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