JOHN ARCHER GARROD

 

Born: 1895, Erwarton, Suffolk.

Died: 5th December 1916; age 21; KiA – Seclin.

Residence: Erwarton, Suffolk.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 40053.

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 29146, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

VIII.J.32.

Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery,

Souchez,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   ‘Shop Corner’ Ewarton, Suffolk

 

John was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Garrod, 51, a Traction Engine Driver, born Harkstead, Suffolk

Hannah Garrod (nee Abbott), 49, born Holbrook, Suffolk.

Arthur Garrod, 23, a Stockman on Farm, born Ewarton, Suffolk.

Edith Garrod, 18, a Housemaid – Domestic, born Ewarton.

Frederick William Garrod, 14, an Agricultural Labourer, born Ewarton.

 

1911   ‘Shop Corner’ Ewarton, Suffolk.

 

John was 16 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & brother.

William, 61, a Traction Engine Driver.

Hannah, 59.

Frederick, 24, a Farm Labourer.

 

John is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary’s Churchyard, Erwarton, Suffolk.

 

Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/bedfordshire-regiment/

 

 

 

 

 

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