Albert Henry Snook

Surname: Snook
Other names: Albert Henry
Other people in this story:
George William Snook
Kate Snook (nee Ford)
Grace Ena Court
George Snook
Locations in this story:
East Knoyle, Wiltshire
Wincanton, Somerset
Taunton, Somerset

Albert Henry Snook was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 26 Apr 1899 and baptised there on 25 Jun 1899 the son of George William Snook and Kate Snook (nee Ford).  He lived all his early life in East Knoyle.  He had enlisted on 26 May 1917 and joined the Northamptonshire Regiment as a Private (Service No. 50035).  He is known to have served overseas with the 2nd Battalion but the location has not been recorded.  During this time he had experienced heart problems due to field conditions and was discharged as being unfit for further service on 15 Apr 1919 and awarded the Silver War Badge No. B243280 with a pension until 1920 then a final gratuity.  He was also awarded the Victory and British War Medals.   He married Grace Ena (known as Gracina) Court in Wincanton, Somerset, during 1933.  By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at 18 Baunton Close, Wincanton, Somerset, working as a Private Head Gardener.  His death was recorded at the Taunton, Somerset, Registry in 1962.  His brother, George Snook, also served and survived the conflict.


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