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John Garbett, Age 19

Private, 95477, 1/7th Battalion, Kings (Liverpool) Regiment.

Kings Liverpool
The King's Liverpool Cap Badge.

John was the son of John Thomas and Eliza Garbett of 6 Meadow Road, Dawley and besides the fact that he was born and still living in Dawley at the time of his enlistment little else is known.

He had previously served with the Welsh regiment (291651) John was killed in action on May 3rd 1918 with the Kings and lies buried in the Houchin British Cemetery, Grave I.D.9. His parents had the below inscription inscribed onto his grave.

Inscription added to head stone by:
Mr. J. T. Garbett, 6, Meadow Road, Dawley, Shropshire.


WWI Medal Rolls Index Card

WWI Medal Rolls Index Card

Commonwealth War Graves
Buried or commemorated Houchin British Cemetery


victory-medal britishwar-medal
Victory Medal British War Medal