George Edgar SNOWDEN

SNOWDEN, George Edgar

Service Number: 21415
Enlisted: 29 September 1915
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 9th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Brisbane, Qld., 1892
Home Town: Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
Died: 17 March 1960, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Memorials: Milton Christ Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

29 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 21415, 9th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 21415, 9th Field Artillery Brigade
11 May 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 21415, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney

Family Friends after the War

Mr Snowden lived behind my Grandfather (Norman PREDDY 3194) in Greenslopes.  I never knew George as I was one when he died. My mother Heather lost her mum when she was only nine. George's wife Edith was like a mother to her and grandmother to me. Edith 'Snowdy' passed away in 1982. I believe George and Edith married in Southhampton, England and they lived their life in Henry Street Greenslopes. George owned and ran a successful business in Henry Street Greenslopes.   Unfortunately, some 20 years ago George's full War photo fell to the floor and the 'For King and Country' painted war plaque was destroyed. I kept his photo. I have earlier lifestyle photos from their life. They never had children.       

Courtesy of Michael Stewart

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