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Edwin Roy Snow

In memory of:

Gunner Edwin Roy Snow

November 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

85788

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

1st Bde.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1883
Rockland, New Brunswick

Son of Charles B. and Florence E. Snow, of Woodstock, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 329 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIII. E. 14.

Location:

NINE ELMS BRITISH CEMETERY is located 11.5 Km west of Ieper town centre on the Helleketelweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the ring road of Poperinge, the R33 Europalaan, the left hand clockwise route circles the town of Poperinge and rejoins the N308 towards Oost Cappel. 2.5 Km around the R33 lies the left hand turning onto Helleketelweg. The cemetery itself is located 700 metres along the Helleketelweg on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Edwin Roy Snow– Photo of Roy Snow, brother of my Grandmother, Sarah (Snow) Noble.
Died of wounds on November 11, 1917.
  • Grave marker– Out of respect
  • Photo of Edwin Snow– Source: Portraits of 28 Woodstock New Brunswick men who died during the first World War were published in the "All Woodstock Number" of the August 1922 issue of "The Busy East of Canada" (Vol. 13, No. 1).  This section was captioned:  "Woodstock Boys, Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the Great War".  Retouching:  M. I. Pirie, 2011.
  • Grave Marker– Inscription:
"85788 Gunner
E.R. Snow
Canadian Field Artillery
11th November 1917 

Beloved Only Son, Gone Home with his Uniform on and his duty done added by his Mother Florence Snow

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