Other names: Ethelbert Henry
Locations in this story: East Knoyle, WiltshireMere, WiltshireSalisbury, Wiltshire
Story: Ethelbert Henry Garrett was born in East Knoyle, Wiltshire, on 20 Oct 1895 the son of Henry Maidment Garrett and Clara Ann Garrett (nee Matthews). He lived all his life, apart from Military Service, in the early years in either Underhill, East Knoyle or Leigh Lane, East Knoyle. He had enlisted and joined the Royal Field Artillery as a Driver (Service No. 209701). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. His marriage to Ellen Bessie Jukes was registered at Mere, Wiltshire, during 1923. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Milton, East Knoyle, Wiltshire, working as a Bricklayer's Labourer. His death was recorded in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on 4 Mar 1970. His brother, Walter John Garrett, also served in the conflict.