Private John Richard Garner

Pte. John Richard Garner

6th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

Service no: 16803

Enlisted on 15th May 1915 aged 17 years.

His service career included theatres of war in Gallipoli, Egypt, and France.

In August 1917 he was hospitalised, and on 25th December 1917 was discharged being ‘unfit for further service’.

He died as a ‘result of service’ 15th February 1920, aged 22 years.  John is buried in Halton Holegate churchyard with a Commonwealth War Grave headstone.

His sister, Rose Annie, is also buried in the same plot.  She died on 1st September 1922, aged 22 years.

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