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Sergeant George R Snowden

Sergeant George R Snowden, number 185, 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment was a member of the Volunteer Battalions of the King's Own and was a founder member of the 5th Battalion of the Territorial Force when it was established in 1908.  Sergeant Snowden went overseas to the Western Front with the rest of the 1st/5th Battalion on 14th February 1915.  He is shown as having been wounded whilst serving with 'B' Company on the 5th May 1915, but he continued to serve.  He later transferred to the Labour Corps and received the new number 203034.  He was discharged on 25th March 1919.


Sergeant Snowden, 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment whilst guarding the Great Western Railway line in Berkshire at Green Lane Bridge, August to October 1914.
Accession Number: KO2998/01


Sergeant Snowden, and other members of the 5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment whilst guarding the Great Western Railway line in Berkshire at Green Lane Bridge, August to October 1914.
Accession Number: KO2998/02

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