Born: 1899, Little Blakenham, Suffolk.
Died: 19th June 1918; age: 19; died as a German Prisoner of War, at Stendal Prisoner of War Camp Hospital.
Residence: 7, Handford Cut, Ipswich.
Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 41347.
Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Kate Garrod, of 7, Handford Cut, Ipswich.
Son of GEORGE ALFRED GARROD. Died in the Boer War.
1901 Cottage, Common, Little Blakenham, Suffolk.
John was 2 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Kate Garrod (nee Rattle), 31, born Bramford, Suffolk.
Alfred George Garrod, 3, born Little Blakenham.
Kate Alice Garrod, 1, born Little Blackenham.
1911 9, Handford Road, Ipswich.
John was 12 years old, a News Boy and attended school. He was living with his mother, siblings and step sisters.
Alfred, 13, an Errand Boy – Grocer.
Eva Rose Garrod, 8, born Ipswich.
Mabel Ethel Garrod, 6, born Ipswich.
Lilian Eliza Garrod, 3, born Ipswich.
John’s father was George Alfred Garrod, born 1867, Bramford, Suffolk – died during the South Africa Boer War of Disease, Christmas Eve, 1900, at Pretoria, Eastern Cape, South Africa. George was ranked a Private, service number: 1374, for the Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Soldiers’ Effects to Kate Garrod – mother.