Godfrey SNOOK

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SNOOK, Godfrey

Service Number: 2110
Enlisted: 1 September 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Carrondown, South Australia, 31 December 1898
Home Town: Hindmarsh, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Packer
Died: Killed in Action, Fromelles, France, 20 July 1916, aged 17 years
Cemetery: VC Corner Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (WW1), Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Hindmarsh Baptist Church Roll of Honour*
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World War 1 Service

1 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2110, Adelaide, South Australia
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2110, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Miltiades, Adelaide
7 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2110, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2110, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

"...2110 Private Godfrey Snook, 32nd Battalion. A packer from Hindmarsh, South Australia, prior to enlistment, he embarked from Adelaide aboard HMAT Miltiades on 7 February 1916 for Suez. His battalion relocated to the Western Front, France, during June 1916. Pte Snook was reported missing in action on 20 July 1916 after the Battle of Fromelles. Subsequently, he was determined to have been killed in action on that date. He was aged 17 years. Pte Snook has no known grave and is commemorated on the VC Corner Australian Cemetery and Memorial, Fromelles, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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