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Snow, Charles Foote

Second Lieutenant Charles F. Snow, the elder son of Mr. W. H. Snow, Compton House, Peterborough, has been killed in action. Twenty-eight years of age, he was educated at the Cathedral School, Peterborough, and the Barton School, Wisbech. He entered Guy's Hospital Dental School, May, 1908, and qualified L.D.S. in May, 1910. He went to South Africa five years ago, and at the outbreak of war was attached, as senior lieutenant, to the Kimberley Regiment. Afterwards he was transferred as captain to the South African Medical Corps, going through the German West Africa campaign. Coming home in October, he was given a commission in the artillery. Killed in action, June 30th, 1916. Guy's Hospital Reports Vol.LXX, War Memorial Number

Biographical

Surname(s)Snow
First name(s)Charles Foote
Date of birth1887
Place of birthPeterborough Registration District
Family detailsEldest son of Mr and Mrs W H Snow, Compton House, Peterborough
Previous educationCathedral School in Peterborough; Barton School, Wisbech, Cambs.; Liverpool
CollegeGuy's Hospital
Dates at college1908-1910
Dept / courseLDS
QualificationsL.D.S. 1910
Military unitRoyal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery
Date enlisted1911
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death30 June 1916
Age at death28
Rank at death2nd Lieutenant
Cause of deathKilled in action
Burial placeLondon Rifle Brigade Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium
Commemoration(s)Guy's Hospital Memorial; Wisbech Old Bartonians Roll of Honour; Peterborough War Memorial
NotesHad served in German South-West Africa under Botha and re-enlisted on return to UK. Lieutenant Snow was an old King's scholar. He entered the dental profession, receiving his early training in Liverpool, and afterwards at Guy's Hospital. The Times
SourcesGuy's Hospital Medical School Records, King's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; The Times

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