Image from 1915 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.
Born: 11th November 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 21st December 1914; age 17; KiA – Allonagne, France.
Residence: 192, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
Employed: in the Pattern Shop, at the Orwell Works, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich; Date: 20th January 1913; age: 15; Occupation: Pattern Maker.
Joined as a Band Boy, but not caring for this branch transferred to the ranks.
Date of Entry Therein: 8th November 1914.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 1536
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion, ‘D’ Company.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.
Pas de Calais,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of W.P. & Elizabeth Garrett, of 192, Foxhall Road, Ipswich.
1901 15, Derby Road, Ipswich.
William was 3 years old and living with his parents & brother.
William Patterson Garrett, 35, a Wood Pattern maker – Foundry, born Hammersmith, London.
Elizabeth Garrett (nee Goodall), 35, born Ramsholt, Suffolk.
Stanley Frank Garrett, 9, born Ipswich.
1911 192, Foxhall Road, Ipswich..
William was 13 years old, an Engineer’s Office Boy. He was living with his parents, brother & cousin.
William, 45, an Engineer’s Pattern maker – Engineering.
Stanley, 19, an Engineer’s Fitter & Turner – General Engineers.
Cyril Stanley Ash, 6, born Ipswich.
William attended Clifford Road Council School, Ipswich.
A member of the Church Lads’ Brigade, and secretary for the Old Boys’ Football Association.
William is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: