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94858   Captain Frederic Theodore Garrett
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 07/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 17/09/1914
Died: 05/10/1942 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
Frederic Theodore Garrett was the son of Percival Albion and Winifred Florence Garrett. He was born on 17th September, 1914, presumably in England. After leaving school, was with various advertising agencies and other firms in London and Birmingham. A keen Territorial, Frederic was commissioned in 1937 with the 8th Middlesex, afterwards transferring to the South Staffordshire. Captain Frederic Theodore Garrett was serving with the 7th Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment when he died on 5th October 1942. Captain Garrett received a bayonet wound on a battle course and died from blood poisoning.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Drumcoo Cemetery
  Dungannon, Co Tyrone, 6
Grave Ref: Sec 7 Grave 8813
CWGC Casualty 2835109
Drumcoo Cemetery is in Dungannon next to the Coalisland Road roundabout. There are three Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war. There are also three casualties of the 1939-1945 war. There is a also a memorial to George Knox McKinley.
References and Links
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1 Photo of Frederic Theodore Garrett's gravestone
2 Old Bancroftians in WW2 Details of Captain Frederic Garrett
3 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Frederic Theodore Garrett's gravestone can be purchased here
4 Woldingham War Memorial Frederic Theodore Garrett listed on memorial
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