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Lawrence James (Jim) Snape and William Henry (Harry) Snape

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:58 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

The attached file narrates the wartime experiences of two members of the Snape family, Lawrence James Snape and William Henry Snape, detailing their involvement in World War II. Lawrence voluntarily served in Dunkirk despite being in a reserved occupation, and William tragically died in the sinking of HMS Glorious.


Item list and details

An extract of the newspaper story from the Lancashire Daily Post, 11th June 1940, which includes a picture of Harry Snape.

Person the story/items relate to

Lawrence James (Jim) Snape & William Henry (Harry) Snape

Person who shared the story/items

Pamela Miller, Susan Richmond, Sam Forster

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Jim was Susan's Grandad (Pamela and Sam's Great-Grandad). Harry was Susan's great-uncle (Pamela and Sam's great, great uncle).

Type of submission

Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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