Other names: Herbert Trevor George
Locations in this story: Ebbesbourne Wake, WiltshireFrance & FlandersThiepval Memorial, FrancePrescombe Cottages, Ebbesbourne Wake, WiltshireDevizes, Wiltshire
Story: Herbert Trevor George Snook was born in 1893 in Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He was the son of Tom Snook, a Farm Labourer, and Albertina Louisa Snook (nee Scammell). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a carter on a farm and living at Prescombe Cottages, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted in Devizes, Wiltshire, and joined the 2nd Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 19112). He served in France & Flanders and at the time of his death held the rank of Lance Corporal. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 8th July 1916 and his name appears on the Thiepval Memorial (Pier and Face 13 A). He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial. His brother, Arthur Spencer George Snook, also served but survived the conflict.