Edward Kingston GARRATT

GARRATT, Edward Kingston

Service Number: 3503
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glebe, Sydney NSW, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Lewisham, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plasterer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 9 April 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3503, 18th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Aeneas embarkation_ship_number: A60 public_note: ''
20 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3503, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
9 Apr 1918: Involvement Lance Corporal, 3503, 18th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3503 awm_unit: 18 Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1918-04-09

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Edward Kingston GARRATT was born in 1893 in Glebe, Sydney NSW

His parents were Samuel Wyatt GARRATT and Elizabeth ELLIS

He enlisted with the 18th battalion as a Private in 1915

Unit embarked from Sydney on HMAT Aeneas 20th December, 1915

Edward was Killed in Action on 9th April, 1918 in France

Buried Villers Bretonneux Military Cemetery, France


Sydney Morning Herald 9th April 1926

In Memoriam

On Active Service

GARRATT  In  loving memory of our dear brother Edward Kingston Garratt killed in France April 9th 1918.

Never forgotten by his loving sisters Emma and Lily and niece Doris


Sydney Morning Herald  -9th April 1922

In Loving memory of our dear son & brother Lance Corporal  E K Garratt, 18th battalion , killed in France april 9th 1918

One link death cannot sever

Loving memory lasts for ever

True till death

Inserted by his loving Mother & Father & Brother Sam


Sydney Morning Herald 13th April, 1918

GARRATT - killed in action in France April 9, 1918

After 2 and a half years active service, Lance Corporal E K Garratt 18th Battalion beloved son of Mr. & Mrs. S Garratt (late of Lewisham) dearly loved brother of Mrs. A Stoneham of Addison Rd Manly and Mrs. R. Harigold of 91 Quarry St Ultimo, also brother of Sam, Percy & William Garratt

He bravely answered dutys call

He gave his life for one and all

His unknown grave is the bitterest blow

That only those who loved him know

Inserted byhis sorrowing family