Born: 1895, Erwarton, Suffolk.
Died: 5th December 1916; age 21; KiA – Seclin.
Residence: Erwarton, Suffolk.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 40053.
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Formerly 29146, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pas de Calais,
1901 ‘Shop Corner’ Ewarton, Suffolk
John was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
William Garrod, 51, a Traction Engine Driver, born Harkstead, Suffolk
Hannah Garrod (nee Abbott), 49, born Holbrook, Suffolk.
Arthur Garrod, 23, a Stockman on Farm, born Ewarton, Suffolk.
Edith Garrod, 18, a Housemaid – Domestic, born Ewarton.
Frederick William Garrod, 14, an Agricultural Labourer, born Ewarton.
1911 ‘Shop Corner’ Ewarton, Suffolk.
John was 16 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his parents & brother.
William, 61, a Traction Engine Driver.
Frederick, 24, a Farm Labourer.
John is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary’s Churchyard, Erwarton, Suffolk.
Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion: