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.


Grave Reference:


Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery,


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.

Hannah, 59.

Frederick, 24, a Farm Labourer.


John is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Mary’s Churchyard, Erwarton, Suffolk.


Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion:






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