Born: 1881, St. Mary’s Elm, Ipswich.

Died: 10th September 1916.

Enlistment Location: London.

Date of Entry Therein: 24th September 1915 – France.

Rank: Pioneer; Service Number: 119743; Regiment: Royal Engineer, 1st Labour Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Estaires Communal Cemetery & Extension,





1891 4, Curriers Lane, Ipswich.


Edward was 9 years old and living with his father & sisters.

(Frank) Francis Edward Garnham, 40, a General Labourer, born Helmingham, Suffolk.

Florence Agnes Garnham, 11, born Ipswich.

Elsie Ronah Garnham, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   12, Payne’s Court, Tanners Lane, Ipswich.


Frank was 29 years old, a Dock Labourer. He was Head of the Household.

1 housekeeper & her son.


Frank’s mother was Anna Elizabeth Garnham (nee Frost), born 1857, Offton, Suffolk.


Royal Engineer, 1st Labour Battalion:



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