Le Havre

Private George Morgan


Pte George Morgan, 13181, 8th Lincolnshire Regiment, died on November 25th, 1916, from wounds sustained on the Somme.

There seems to have been no report or picture in the Luton press at the time, but the following Roll of Honour death notice appeared in the Luton News of November 30th, 1916: "MORGAN - November 25, died of wounds, 2nd General Hospital, Le Havre, Pte George Morgan, aged 26, of 2 Liverpool Road, Luton."

Private Cyril Snoxell


Pte Cyril Snoxell, 11370, 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment), died of pneumonia at the 6th Stationary Hospital, Le Havre in France, on March 23rd, 1916. He was aged 23.

He was the son of William and Susan Snoxell, of 31 Chase Street, Luton, and shortly before his death had been home on leave.

Pte Snoxell, who would have been in the Sherwoods for six years in June 1916, was stationed in India when war broke out. His battalion was ordered home and immediately went to France, where Pte Snoxell took part in many engagements.

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