Lieutenant William Noel Sneade Brown

4th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry (TF)

Date of birth: 25 December 1894
Date of death: 1 August 1919

Gravestone of WNS Brown, Maidenhead cemeteryDied of meningitis as a result of wounds aged 24
Buried in Maidenhead Cemetery : B Spec 5c

William Noel Sneade was born at Maidenhead, Berkshire to Charles Samuel Sneade and Fanny Brown. In 1901, the family were living at Laggan House, North Town, Maidenhead and Charles was “living on his own means”.

He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, matriculating in 1913. He commenced Service on 28 January 1915, and served in France, dying of meningitis as a result of wounds.

At the time of his death, his father’s address was Eastfield, Whitchurch.