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Died in Lourenco Marques in 1903.
« on: Sunday 27 January 19 16:47 GMT (UK) »
Rupert Snape   died at Lourenco Marques on 15 July 1903.  He was 23 and was born in Wales, , he had come from  Plymouth, England in 1896 and joined the Colonial Scouts  then the Imperial Light Horse , he was discharged ( I think) in 1900.
Are there any records of his death, or even any at all of his being there.
It would be even better to find a burial . I`m not finding anything on the usual sites, except that he did make a will which is on Ancestry.
Thank you.
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Re: Died in Lourenco Marques in 1903.
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 27 January 19 16:57 GMT (UK) »
Hi

I thought that I'd given you the ref to the GRO Colonial Death Index  1901-1905 but maybe I didn't


British Armed Forces And Overseas Deaths And Burials

Rupert Snape, Lourenco Marques, aged 30.

Vol 11  Page  1776


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Re: Died in Lourenco Marques in 1903.
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 27 January 19 17:32 GMT (UK) »
Thanks . Yes, I do have that from you, but am hoping there was more in the locality.
Maybe  a newspaper entry or a Cemetery  burial record.
I'm not finding much mysef 🤔🤔
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