STANLEY LEONARD GARROD

Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

 

Registered at birth and as a young child as Linet Stanley Garrod.

 

Born: 1891, Wattisham, Suffolk.

Died: 13th May 1916; age: 25; died at Amara.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th October 1914.

 

Rank: Driver; Service Number: 63727

Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 66th Battery, 4th Brigade.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

VI.A.13.

Amara War Cemetery,

Iraq.

C.W.G.C. – In 1933, all of the headstones were removed from this cemetery when it was discovered that salts in the soil were causing them to deteriorate. Instead a screen wall was erected with the names of those buried in the cemetery engraved upon it.

Stanley is commemorated on Panel Number 5.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Wattisham, Suffolk.

 

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

Frederick Garrod, 35, an Agricultural Labourer, born Wattisham.

Caroline Maria Garrod (nee Gladwell), 32, born Briceth, Suffolk.

Charles Frederick Garrod, 13, an Agricultural Labourer, born Wattisham.

Harry George Garrod, 11, born Wattisham.

Lily Kate Garrod, 7, born Wattisham.

Rosa Laura Garrod, 4, born Wattisham.

Ettie Maude Garrod, 2, born Wattisham.

Edward Sidney Garrod, 8 months, born Wattisham.

 

1911   Shorncliffe Camp, Cheriton, Kent.

 

Stanley was 19 years old, a Soldier ranked Driver for the Royal Field Artillery.

 

Stanley’s mother Caroline Maria Garrod, died 1904, Wattisham, Suffolk.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Garrod – father.

 

Stanley is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Peter’s Church, Ipswich.

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Royal Field Artillery, 66th Battery, 4th Brigade:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-royal-artillery-in-the-first-world-war/

 

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