Born: 1881, Ipswich.
Baptised: 4th December 1881, St. Michael’s Church, Ipswich.
Residence: 28, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.
Died: 16th July 1916; age 35; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 3717.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pier & Face 1C & 2A.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the late Walter & Alice Garner, of 29, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich; husband of Agnes Mary Lummis (formerly Garner), of 28, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.
1891 29, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.
Walter was 10 years old and living with his parents & sisters.
Walter Garner, 32, a painter, born Ipswich.
Alice Sarah Garner (nee Gooding), 29, a Marque Maker, born Ipswich.
Lilian Maud Garner, 9, born Ipswich.
Alice Catherine Garner, 6, born Ipswich.
1901 29, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.
Walter was 19 years old, a Steam Circle – Saw-yer. He was living with his parents & sisters.
Walter, 42, a Painter & Glazier.
Alice, 40, a Machine Hand – Tent Maker.
Lily, 18, a Boot Fitter.
1911 29, Upper Barclay Street, Ipswich.
Walter was 30 years old, a Painter – Iron Foundry. He was living with his widowed mother & young relation.
Alice, 50, a Machine Hand – Tent Works.
Walter Charles Garner, 9, born Ipswich.
Walter’s father, Walter Garner, died June 1901, Ipswich. His mother, Alice Sarah Garner, died July 1918, Ipswich.
In 1911, Ipswich, Walter married, Agnes Mary Parker, born 1892, Elmsett, Suffolk. They had 3 children:
Doris Violet E. Garner, born January 1912, Ipswich.
Reginald W.C. Garner, born 1914, Ipswich.
Queenie A.A. Garner, born 1916, Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Agnes M. Garner – widow.
Walter is also remembered on St. Michael’s Church War Memorial Ipswich
Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion: