Frank Albert Snell1

M, #19, b. 11 Apr 1884, d. 20 Oct 1918
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Father*James Snell b. between 3 Apr 1851 and 1 Apr 1853
Mother*Sarah Ann Grimwood b. between 2 Dec 1861 and 1 Dec 1863, d. Dec 1887
     Frank Albert Snell was born on 11 Apr 1884 in Bildeston, Suffolk, England.2 He was the son of James Snell and Sarah Ann Grimwood. His birth was registered in the Jun 1884 quarter in the Cosford registration district.1 As of 2 Apr 1911, Frank Albert Snell lived at Gracechurch Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England.3 As of 12 Jul 1915, Frank Albert Snell lived at Debenham, Suffolk, England.4 He married Dorothy Elizabeth Eade, daughter of Frederick Eade and Kate Ellen Pratt, on 12 Jul 1915 in The Register Office, Needham Market, Suffolk, England. Witnesses were Albert William Harvey a further witness was R Hammond.4 The marriage of Frank Albert Snell and Dorothy Elizabeth Eade was registered in the Sep 1915 quarter in the Bosmere registration district.5 Frank Albert Snell died on 20 Oct 1918 in West Vlaanderen, Belgium, at age 34; during WW1.6 He was buried in a Commonwealth War Grave in Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Harlebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium; V. B. 13.6 He witnessed the Baptism of Jack Albert Snell on 11 Apr 1920 in St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England.7
     
     On 20 Oct 1918 Son of James Snell; husband of Dorothy E. Denny (formerly Snell), of The Cottage, Bellwell, Debenham, Suffolk.6

Child of Frank Albert Snell and Dorothy Elizabeth Eade

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
5 Apr 1891James SnellFrank Albert Snell was listed as a member of the household of James Snell in the 1891 census in The Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Lily May Snell.8
31 Mar 1901James SnellFrank Albert Snell was listed as a member of the household of James Snell in the 1901 census in Gracechurch Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Nellie Eva Snell, Archibald Snell, James Arthur Snell, Minnie A Snell, Reginald Frederick Snell and Lucy Handley.9
2 Apr 1911James SnellFrank Albert Snell was listed as a member of the household of James Snell in the 1911 census in Gracechurch Street, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Leonard Henry Snell, Nellie Eva Snell, Archibald Snell, James Arthur Snell, Edith Amy Snell and Lucy Handley.10

Occupation

DateOccupation
31 Mar 1901Tailors Apprentice11
2 Apr 1911Tailor Maker3
12 Jul 1915Tailor (Journeyman~)4

Military History

Last Edited=5 Mar 2018

Citations

  1. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Jun 1884 Cosford 4a 631."
  2. [S906] Copy birth certificate of Frank Albert Snell, born 11th April, 1884, registered 24th April, 1884 in the Registration District of Cosford (unknown repository, Jun 1884 Cosford 4a 631) "unknown cd."
  3. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk).
  4. [S931] Copy marriage certificate of Frank Albert Snell and Dorothy Elizabeth Eade, married unknown event date in the Registration District of Bosmere (unknown repository, unknown gro index ref) "unknown cd."
  5. [S12] General Record Office Indexes to Marriages, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Sep 1915 Bosmere 4a 2809."
  6. [S19] Website Commonwealth War Graves Commission (http://www.cwgc.org) "http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/486496/."
  7. [S90] Baptism of unknown parish, 1920 (unknown repository).
  8. [S16] Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (1891 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 1462; Folio 75; Page 12; GSU roll: 6096572."
  9. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1768; Folio: 82; Page: 26."
  10. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "RG14-10-7-52-10752_0247_03."
  11. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk).
  12. [S61] Medal Card of Frank A Snell, Leinster Regiment, 1914 - 1920 (The Western Front Association, WW1 Medal Index Cards) "Roll A/104B7 Page 979."
  13. [S120] Monumental inscription in the Church of (Churchyard of St. Mary Magdalene) "unknown cd."
  14. [S11] General Record Office Indexes to Births, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office).