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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. 1872) in 1892 and they had four children: Frank Garrick b. 1893, Amy Garrick b. 1897, Frances Garrick b. 1902 and Walter b. 1907. In 1901 Frank, a grocer's van man, and Elizabeth were living at 20 Bunbury Street, Meadows, with their children Frank and Amy. Also in the household was a boarder, William Reynolds, who was also working as a grocer's van man. In 1911 Frank snr., occupation butcher, was a patient at the City Lunatic Asylum, Mapperley Hospital, Nottingham. Elizabeth 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 an office work student (cotton doubling), Amy occupation blouse tucking for a blouse manufacturer, Frances and Walter. Elizabeth was still living at the same address when Frank died in 1917 and this was also the address given on the later CWGC record. However, by 1939 when the England & Wales Register was compiled, Elizabeth was living with her married son Walter and his wife Ethel on Surgeys Lane, Arnold, Nottingham. Elizabeth died at her son's home in 1950.
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) Nottingham Evening Post, 'Deaths', 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’ (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk)
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