Jarman, Frank

Jarman, Frank

 

Military History:

 

Regiment:
Essex Regiment

Rank:
Private

Service Number:
49722

Date of Enlisting:                            

Date of death:
18.9.18

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:
Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
None known

 

Frank enlisted with the East Surrey Regiment but many of their battalions were disbanded during WWI so Frank then joined the Essex Regiment 9th Battalion.  He fought in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders and was killed in action on in the Battle of Epehy on 18th September 1918.

He is buried at the Epehy Wood Farm Cemetery, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France.

Frank was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

 

 

Family History:

 

Date of Birth:
c. 1888

Birth Place:
Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire

Residence:
East Greenwich, London

Marriage:
 22.11.1914

 

Frank was born in Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire elder son of George and Sarah Ann (nee Haylock) Jarman. The family moved to Greenwich, London in the late 1890s. Before enlisting Frank was a jobbing compositor.

Frank married Ethel Jessie Thorndike on 22 November 1914.

 

 

Commentary:

 

Name:Frank Jarman
Birth Place:Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire
Residence:Greenwich,
Death Date:18.9.18
Enlistment Place:Greenwich, Kent
Rank:Private
Regiment:Essex Regiment, (formerly East Surrey Regt)
Battalion:9th Battalion,
Regimental Number:       49722 (formerly 5219)
Type of Casualty:Killed in Action
Theatre of War:Western Europe, France and Flanders

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