Born: 1881, Fressingfield, Suffolk.

Died: 19th June 1902; age: 20; Died of Typhoid Fever at Fressingfield, Suffolk. His father James was at his bedside.

Invalided home to England – 14th April 1902.

Residence: New Street, Fressingfield, Suffolk.

Occupation: Labourer.

Enlistment Date: 7th January 1901.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5726.

Regiment: Norfolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.


Clasps Awarded: Transvaal + South Africa 1901 & South Africa 1902.




1891   Fressingfield, Suffolk.


Samuel was 9 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

James Snowling, 39, an Agricultural Labourer, born Fressingfield.

Eliza Snowling (nee Welton), 39, born Laxfield, Suffolk.

James Snowling, 19, an Agricultural Labourer, born Fressingfield.

Benjamin Snowling, 19, an Agricultural Labourer, born Fressingfield.

William Snowling, 11, born Fressingfield.

Herbert Snowling, 3, born Fressingfield.


Samuel’s mother, Eliza Snowling died during the Summer, 1902, Fressingfield, Suffolk.


Soldiers’ Effects to James Snowling – father.


Samuel is also remembered on a brass war memorial at Norwich Cathedral, Norfolk.

The Boer War.

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