Born: 1914, Alderton, Suffolk.
Died: 22nd September 1943; age: 29; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.
Captured: 15th February 1942.
Residence: 43, Parade Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: Builder’s Plasterer.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5835273.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Image courtesy of Kevin Knights.
Father: Samuel Garrod, born 1882, Bawsdey, Suffolk – was KiA in the First World War, on the 4th August 1917, a Private, Service Number 40667, 7th Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment. Laid to rest at Monchy British Cemetery, Monchy-Le-Preux, France.
Mother: Alice Kate Garrod (nee Gibson), 1885, Alderton, Suffolk – died 1922, Alderton, Suffolk.
Brother: Mr. G. Garrod, of 56, Kensington Road, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Frederick was a Builder’s Plasterer. He was living with Minnie at her home – 43, Parade Road, Ipswich.
Frances Minnie May Gammage, widow, unpaid Domestic Duties, born June 1876, Kersey, Suffolk.
Probate to Frances Minnie May Gammage.
Frederick is also remembered on the war memorial at Bethesda Baptist Church, St. Margaret’s Plain, Ipswich.