We remember Victor Louis Snelson

We remember Victor Louis Snelson

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Timeline

Timeline

1895
sibling Winifred Annie Snelson Source:7625839 30th July 1895
1896
birth Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:7610688 Source:7625839 11th August 1896
1901
location Granville Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7625843 31st March 1901
1907
education Denstone College Staffordshire United Kingdom Source:8539374 1907 - 1910
1910
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991518 1910 - 1915
1911
location Newlands, Wellington College, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom school/college address Source:7625840 2nd April 1911
1914
enlistment Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8539374 August 1914
1914
service British Army Private 13030 The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) 7th Battalion Source:7308993 August 1914 - 23rd September 1915
1915
employment Tobacconist Shropshire United Kingdom Source:8539374 1915
1915
commission Temporary Source:4185860 September 1915
1915
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Welsh Regiment 12th (Reserve) Battalion Source:7308993 24th September 1915 - October 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant South Wales Borderers 12th (Service) Battalion (3rd Gwent) Source:7308993 October 1916 - 15th July 1917
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8539374 October 1916 - 15th July 1917
1917
location The Turret, Port Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address Source:7610688 15th July 1917
1917
death Died of wounds Shot whilst out on patrol Gonnelieu France Source:7308993 Source:8477009 15th July 1917
burial Fins New British Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Sorel Le Grand, Somme France I. C. 8 Source:7308993

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Victor Louis
Initials VL
Last Name Snelson
Source 4185860
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Granville Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Newlands, Wellington College, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom school/college address known 2nd April 1911
The Turret, Port Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 15th July 1917
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 13030 The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) 7th Battalion Private
British Army The Welsh Regiment 12th (Reserve) Battalion Second Lieutenant
British Army South Wales Borderers 12th (Service) Battalion (3rd Gwent) Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edward Rivington Snelson father
Annie Snelson, nee Roberts mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Winifred Annie Snelson sister 30th July 1895
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Brown Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1915-09 5'10"

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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Bayley's Children Jeremy24359
War Office: Officers' Services, First World War, Long Number Papers (numerical) Jeremy24359
MEOLE BRACE WAR MEMORIAL Jeremy24359
Battalion War Diary: 1916 June - 1918 Jan. Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
IWM's War Memorials Register Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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The South Wales Borderers Jeremy24359
WW1 War Memorial Jeremy24359
Denstone College Roll of Honour Jeremy24359
Denstone Roll of Honour Jeremy24359
Second-Lieut V L Snelson Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359

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