Garr John William Pte 4446273
Name Garr John William
Army number 4446273
Date of birth 25-Apr-09 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Enlisted 31/5/27 T 4 yr, Posted 8th Bn DLI. Discharged at termination of engagement 30/5/35. Re-Enlisted in 8th Bn DLI 1/5/39 T 4 yr. Posted 11th Bn DLI 1/9/1939. Served Iceland. Trf Pioneer Corps 1/5/42, Posted No 6 Centre. Class A Release 29/12/1945.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered October 1988, aged 79, in the Durham Northern Area.
Home address Son of Burnip Garr (1873 - 1949) and Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson (1872 - 1939). Lived in the Elswick area as a child - Scotswood Road at the time of the 1911 Census. Enlisted Durham. Miner, born Newcastle upon Tyne.
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