ALFRED GARNHAM

 

 

Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 2nd August 1917; age 21; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 676714

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery (T.F), ‘A’ Battery, 275th Brigade.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

XVII. A. 14A.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemtery,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of A. & M. Garnham, of 18, Tovell’s Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   18, Tovells Road, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 5 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Alfred Garnham, 35, a Police Constable, born Castle Hedingham, Essex.

Margaret Garnham (nee Blowers), 30, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Donald Garnham, 4, born Ipswich.

 

1911   18, Tovells Road, Ipswich.

 

Alfred was 15 years old, an Apprentice Gas Fitter – Gas Works. He was living with his

parents, brother, widowed paternal grandmother & widowed maternal grandfather.

Alfred, 45, a Police Sergeant – Borough Police.

Margaret, 40.

Donald, 14.

Emily Garnham, 68, born Holbrook, Suffolk.

Walter Blowers, 64, a Painter – Coach – Motor & Carriage Works, born Bawdsey, Suffolk.

Alfred is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church Ipswich WW1 Memorial.

 

 

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Royal Field Artillery (T.F), ‘A’ Battery, 275th Brigade:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-royal-artillery-in-the-first-world-war/

 

 

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