Afghanistan veteran with medals and child

William Ernest Snaith

Mary Whiteway shared the story of her late uncle, William Ernest Snaith

My uncle, William, was born in Middlesborough in 1889.  He was a 2nd Lieutenant in the Royal Fusiliers.  He was killed in action in the Battle of Arras on 3rd May 1917 aged 28.  To my knowledge he is buried at Department due Pas-de-Calais, Bay three"