HORACE GARNHAM

Born: St. Clement’s, Ipswich.

Died: 1st November 1916; Died of Wounds – No. 36 Casualty Clearing Station.

Residence: 21, Albion Street, Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th April 1915 – Balkans.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Corporal; Service Number: 10455

Regiment: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

V.D.6.

Heilly Station Cemetery,

Mericourt-L’Abbe,

Somme,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   The School House, Unity Road, Ipswich.

 

Horace was 9 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

William Garnham, 51, a Carpenter, born Ipswich.

Mary Gilliwater Garnham (nee Aldous), 50, born Ipswich.

Jessie Garnham, 24, a Book Binder, born Ipswich.

Kate Garnham, 19, a Book Binder, born Ipswich.

Arthur Garnham, 18, a Printer, born Ipswich.

Minnie Garnham, 16, a Book Binder, born Ipswich.

Lily Garnham, 14, a Book Binder, born Ipswich.

Ethel Garnham, 12, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Garnham, 8, born Ipswich.

Daisy Garnham, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Minden Barracks, Deep Cut, Farnborough, Hampshire.

Horace was 20 years old, a Soldier ranked Private for the 2nd Battalion, of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.

 

Horace’s father, William Garnham died 1902, Ipswich. His mother, Mary Gilliwater Garnham died 1915, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Daisy Verbaenen – sister (wife of Seraphin J. Verbaenen).

 

Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 1st Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/royal-dublin-fusiliers/

 

 

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