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Jarrett, F J

Aubigny Communal Cemetery

Aubigny Communal Cemetery

Commemorated on St Mark's Church Memorial, Jersey
and on Old Boys of St Mark's Company Boys Brigade Memorial, Jersey

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 26 May 1917

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 20 October 1914

Private F J Jarrett. A young Jerseyman, who at the outbreak of war was employed at Coventry, was among the first to enlist in the 14th Royal Cavalry reserve attached to 19th Hussars following the appeal "Your King and Country Need You". This loyal young soldier is now training at Longmore Camp, Hampshire.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Tuesday 28 March 1914

A Grateful Soldier. Private F J Jarrett of 19th Hussars writes to thank us for the gift of razors and accessories which he has received safely and having already used them feels certain they will last, with care, for years. He regularly receives the Jersey Weekly Post and looks forward to its arrival on account of the interesting news of local doings which it often contains.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 25 May 1917
Roll of Honour.

The sad news was received in the Island today that Trooper F Jarrett, son of Mr & Mrs A E Jarrett of 10 Great Union Road, died somewhere in France on Sunday last from wounds received in the leg, groin and feet. The deceased, who was in his 21st year, joined up at Coventry at the commencement of the war and had been at the Front for about 2 years. To the bereaved parents and family we offer our sincere condolences.


Frederick Josué Jarrett

Trooper Frederick Josué Jarrett
19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars

1914-15 Star

Son of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Jarrett, of 10, Great Union Rd., St. Helier, Jersey.

Died of wounds, aged 20 years

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


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