Known as VICTOR SNELL.
Victor is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Photograph courtesy of Karen
Born: 6th June 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 9th October 1917; age: 20; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 267865.
Regiment: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own), 1st/7th Battalion.
Formerly 2661, Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion and 6143, West Yorkshire Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Panel 42 to 47 & 162.
Brother to HARRY PRENTICE SNELL SMITH.
1901 Post Office, Shelley, Suffolk.
Victor was 3 years old and living with his paternal grandparents & cousin.
John Snell, 42, a Horseman on Farm, born Preston St. Mary, Suffolk.
Eliza Ann Snell (nee Smith), 42, born Lavenham, Suffolk.
Edward Snell, 13, a Letter Carrier, born Preston St. Mary.
1911 Burstall, Suffolk.
Victor was 13 years old, a Kitchen Boy – Domestic. He was living with his grandparents & cousins.
John, 51, a Horseman on Farm.
Edward, 23, a Chauffeur – Domestic.
Robert Snell, 4, born Poplar, London.
Father: Charles Harry Snell Smith, born 1877, Lavenham.
Mother: Alice Snell (nee Staff), born 1876, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Henry Snell – father.
Victor and his brother Harry are remembered on the war memorial at Barrow, Suffolk.