SNELSON, Cyril

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
7 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
South Lancashire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3655291
P.O.W. number: 
139154
Born: 
Wednesday, December 8, 1920
Birthplace: 
Warrington
Died : 
Sunday, November 30, 1986
Place died: 
Warrington
Cyril Snelson 7 Commando
Cyril Snelson

Lance Corporal Cyril Snelson was reported missing 20 April 1941 during operations in Cyrenaica (Bardia raid), later found to be a prisoner of war.

Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/24 and WO417/27.
Prisoners of War / National Archives files WO392/1 and WO392/21.
Obituaries of Commando Association newsletter 84 issued March 1987.
[Image 1] Ron Crosby, son LCpl Alfred Crosby No.7 Cdo 'B' Troop.
[Image 2] Angela Horrigan (his daughter).
 

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