GEORGE SNOWDEN 1890–1976
Photograph from family collection
Born 15th July 1890 Saxondale, Nottinghamshire
Baptised 2nd April 1893 at St Peter and St Paul, Shelford, Notts.
Married Clara Parnham in Nottingham 1914, daughters christened in Radcliffe on Trent, Doris May born 28 April 1917 and Sybil Marjorie 19 January 1921, son David born 15 September 1929
Died 1976. He is buried in Radcliffe on Trent cemetery.
Age 8 months living with father John, self-employed, mother Jane and brother James 4 on Main Street, Saxondale.
Age 10 living at Saxondale with parents and brothers James 14 a farmer’s boy and Arthur 3.
Age 20 living at Saxondale, with parents John, farm labourer, and Jane (Barnard), brothers James 24 now a horseman on a farm and Arthur 13 at school. George is employed as a waggoner on a farm.
Service Number: 283634 WR/289751
Military Unit: 265th Railway Company, Royal Engineers
Theatre of War: Unconfirmed. The 265th served in Egypt from April 1917
Medals Awarded: British War and Victory
Military Personnel Address on 1918 Electoral Register
Lamcote Cottages, Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
He is described as a platelayer on marriage certificate.
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe
Employment: Platelayer, Great Northern Railway
Household: wife Clara and daughters Doris and Sybil
1922 Electoral Register
Address: Lamcote Cottages, Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Address: Bailey Lane, Radcliffe on Trent
Occupation: Railway Engineering Maintenance Repair Staff, Permanent Way Length Man (Heavy Worker)
Household: living with wife Clara (born 13.4.1893), daughter Sybil, tailors and son David at school.
Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour
Lived and buried in Radcliffe on Trent.