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Born: 1886, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

Died: 19th April 1918; age 32; KiA.

Residence: 31, King’s Avenue, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.

Occupation: with the Ipswich Gas Light Company.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 473446.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps (T.F.), 88th Field Ambulance.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Godewaersvelde British Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jessie Maria Garner, of 31, King’s Avenue, St. Helen’s, Ipswich.




1891   108, Church Street, Dunstable, Bedfordshire.


Harry was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas William Garner, 33, a Baker – own account, born Southwark, Surrey.

Jessie Maria Garner (nee Warner), 33, born Ipswich.

Thomas William Henry Garner, 10, born Ipswich.

Stanley Christmas Garner, 9, born Aberystruth, Cardiganshire, Wales.

Archibald Llewellin Garner, 7, born Dovercourt, Essex.

Jessie Charlotte Thirza Garner, 2, born Bishops Stortford, Bedfordshire.

1 General Domestic Servant.


1901   25, Tacket Street, Ipswich.


Harry was 15 years old, a Telegraph Messenger. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 43, a Baker & Confectioner – employer.

Jessie, 43.

Stanley, 18, a Baker’s Assistant.

Archibald, 17, a Baker’s Assistant.

Jessie, 12.

Evelyn A. Garner, 9, born St. Pancras, London.

May Ethel Garner, 6, born St. Pancras, London.

Louise Victoria Garner, 3, born Ipswich.

Hilda Constance Garner, 2, born Ipswich.

1 housemaid.


Soldiers’ Effects to Jessie M. Garner – mother.


Harry is also remembered on the war memorial at Christ Church, Tacket Street, Ipswich.


Ipswich Gas Light Company.

Royal Army Medical Corps (T.F.), 88th Field Ambulance:


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