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    Fredrick Snellgrove – Rob Ashman

    Who was Fredrick Snellgrove and why is he – his life – so important to Rob Ashman? An emotive short story that moves me every time I read it.  Introduction  The tenth of November 2018, saw the WWI Centennial Commemoration at Harrogate Library, organised by Malcolm Hollingdrake (see here). A poignant afternoon filled with remarkable stories by those who, voluntarily and freely, came together to make a memory to be cherished – a heartfelt tribute to those, who gave their lives for our freedom.  One of the authors participating was Rob Ashman – before a captivated audience he shared his story about Fredrick Snellgrove, Private 23208. A story that moved everyone to tears…