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Sylvia Report 8 Jan 2013 08:28

Received notice of info. from Genes of death of Family Member who died 1st World War. It says learn how. I know exactly what date and where buried and his Memorial. Would Genes info. tell me any more and is it worthwhile buying credits.
John Jarrett died 1915 - France. Thank you, Sylvia


brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 09:02

Personally, I don't think so - all the info they have is just from other sources, presumably in this case FMP as they are part of the same group. I would think they are aiming this at people who do not have this information already.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 8 Jan 2013 09:40

(below from FMP website)

Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919

Name: John JARRETT
Initials: J
Enlisted: Newport, Mon
Regiment, Corps etc.: Monmouthshire Regiment (Territorial Force)
Battalion etc.: 1st Battalion.
4.8.14 Stow Hill, Newport: Welsh Border Bde. Welsh Div. To Pembroke Dock. 10.8.14 Oswestry. End Aug. Northampton. Dec. 1914 Bury St. Edmunds. Jan. 1915 Cambridge. Feb. 1915 left Welsh Div. and landed in France on 13 Feb. To 84th Bde. 28th Div. 27.5.15 amalgamated with 1/2nd and 1/3rd Bns. in 84th Bde. 11.8.15 resumed identity. 3.9.15 to 46th Div. as Pioneer Bn. 11.11.18 Pioneer Bn. 46th Div. France, S.W. of Avesnes.
Number: 2187
Date died: 28 April 1915
How died: Killed in action
Theatre of war: France & Flanders

Chris :)

Service No:2187
Date of Death:28/04/1915
Regiment/Service:Monmouthshire Regiment
1st Bn.
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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 8 Jan 2013 09:45

From GR which seems to match the above

WW1 Death Record
Military Section Army
Forename John
Surname Jarrett
Rank Pte.
Regiment Hon.
Military Number 2187
Year Of Death 1915
Age At Death
Military Decorations
Volume Volume I.24; Page 359

If it matches, the volume and page number would enable you to order his death certificate. It probably wouldn't add anymore information than his Military Records hold


Sylvia Report 8 Jan 2013 10:24

Thank you, I gained all info. from National Archives some time ago so nothing new.
Best wishes,


Eringobragh1916 Report 8 Jan 2013 14:46

Sylvia...Dont know if you have visited this site..?
It may give you a perspective on the Monmouth Reg. 1st Batt.
If you search names on Medals 1915-18 Star. you will see John's name also on the Roll of Honour..

Picture of the Battalion prior to leaving for France....

Well worth a look at this site....