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Frank Garrick's birth was registered in 1870 (J/F/M Radford). He was the son of James and Frances Eite and the brother of Thomas, Frances, Jack, Arthur and Sally. In 1871 the family lived on Carlton Road, in 1881 at 186 Arkwright Street Meadows and in 1891 at 31 Trent Bridge Footway Meadows (all Nottingham). Frank married Elizabeth Fish (b. Nottingham 29 February 1872) in 1892 (A/M/J Nottingham) and they had four children: Frank Garrick b. 18 March 1893 (A/M/J Nottingham), Amy Garrick b. 1897 (O/N/D Nottingham), Frances Garrick b. 1902 (A/M/J Nottingham) and Walter b. 10 March 1907 (A/M/J Nottingham). In 1901 Frank (31), a grocer's van man, and Elizabeth (30) were living at 20 Bunbury Street, Meadows, with their children Frank (8) and Amy (3). Also in the household was a boarder, William J Reynolds (27, b. Holbeach Lincs) who was also working as a grocer's van man. In 1911 Frank (40), occupation 'butcher', was a patient at the City Lunatic Asylum, Mapperley Hospital, Nottingham. Elizabeth (40) was living at 7 Radcliffe Terrace, Radcliffe Street, Meadows, and described as the head of household; she was working as a dairy woman 'on her own account'. In the home on the night of the census were their four children: Frank (18) an office work student (cotton doubling), Amy (13) occupation blouse tucking for a blouse manufacturer, Frances (8) and Walter (4). Elizabeth was still living at the same address when Frank died in 1917 and this is also the address given on the later CWGC record. Elizabeth died at her son Walter's home in Arnold, Nottingham, on 3 January 1950 (J/F/M Basford). A notice of her death appeared in the Nottingham Evening Post on 5 January 1950: ‘Eite. January 3rd at 138 Surgey’s-lane Arnold, Elizabeth, aged 77, passed away. Sorrowing family. Cremation, Wilford Hill 9am Friday, January 6th’ Of Frank and Elizabeth's children: Frank Garrick probably married Constance Jennison in 1921 (J/F/M Mansfield). He died in 1974 (O/N/D Nottingham) aged 81. Amy Garrick married Herbert H Brown (b. 17 May 1886) in 1919 (J/A/S Nottingham) and in 1939 they were living at 16 Priory Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham. Herbert was a 'ladies overalls manufacturer (master)'. Amy probably died in 1982 (A/M/J Barnstaple Devon). Frances Garrick may have married John A Edwards in 1924 (J/A/S Nottingham). Walter married Ethel M Drake (b. 20 December 1909) in 1939 (A/M/J Nottingham) and were recorded on the 1939 England & Wales Register living at 138 Surgeys Lane, Arnold, Nottingham. Walter was employed as a builder's labourer. Also in the household was his widowed mother Elizabeth. Walter died in 1986 (A/M/J Nottingham).
He was a butcher but in 1901 and 1911 was employed as a grocer's van man.
09 May 1917
624663 - CWGC Website
Lance Corporal
Army Service Corps
Lance Corporal Frank Garrick Eite served with the 28th Lines of Communication Company, Army Service Corps. He died of heart failure in Salonika on 9th May 1917 and is buried in Salonika (Lembet Road) Military Cemetery (Grave Reference: 1018).
Personal inscription CWGC headstone: 'Thy will be done' Nottingham Evening Post, ‘Roll of Honour’, 21 May 1917: Eite. Died of heart failure, May 9th, Private Frank Garrick Eite, Army Service Corps. From his sorrowing brother Jack, Bee and the children.’’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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