A Book of Remembrance for the War Fallen of Hayling Island

Lieutenant Christopher Villiers Ivan Snell 200080
5th Bn., Grenadier Guards

Lt Snell

Son of Ivan Edward and Marjorie Snell, of Tournerbury and Mengham House; brother to Julianna and Francis. Captain Snell had been Chief Magistrate in the Marylebone district of London before finally settling on Hayling.

Christopher went to Eton and Oxford before joining the Guards. Christopher's letters home indicated that he shared his father's deep interest in farming.

Date of Death 27/06/1944;   Age 22.
Bolsena War Cemetery, Italy, Grave Ref., III, C, 5.