Born: 1869, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

Died: 27th May 1900; age: 31 years & 3 months; Died of Dysentery – 16 days, at No. 11 General Hospital, Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa.

Residence: Saffron House, Quilter Road, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Rank: Sapper; Service Number: 23566.

Regiment: Royal Engineers, 31st Fortress Company, South Africa Field Force.


Clasps Awarded: Belmont & Modder River.


Grave Reference:

West End Cemetery,


Northern Cape,

South Africa.




1871   70, Handford Road, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.


Benjamin was 2 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Benjamin Garrod, an Iron Moulder, born Chelmondiston, Suffolk.

Hephzibah Garrod (nee Brooks), 25, born Harwich, Essex.

Herbert Garrod, 4 months, born St. Matthew’s, Ipswich – died 1873, Ipswich.


1881   3, Windsor Road, Ipswich.


Benjamin was 12 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Benjamin, 43, an Iron Moulder.

Hephzibah, 34.

Martha Garrod, 8, born Ipswich.


The Boer War.

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