Source: RBC Memorial Page
Family Search: When Johnston Lawrence Snowdon was born on 9 May 1897, in Huron-Kinloss, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, his father, Edward Snowdon, was 44 and his mother, Jane Dawson, was 41. He lived in Bruce, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1916. In 1916, at the age of 19, his occupation is listed as banker at royal bank of canada in Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He died on 29 August 1918, in Colma, San Mateo, California, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Ligny-Saint-Flochel, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France.
PRIVATE SNOWDON, born in Huron Township, Ontario. May 9, 1897. Home in Kincardine, Ontario. Joined Kincardine branch, August 4, 1913. Enlisted from Kincardine branch, February 28, 1916, in the 160th Battalion. Afterwards transferred to the 18th Battalion. Present at Amiens and Arras. Killed in action at Arras, August 28, 1918.
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