Beny-Sur-Mer Cemetery

Garrett, Edward Kirk

B/112706 Rifleman Edward Kirk Garrett was born on 11 May 1916, in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Herbert Stammers Garrett and May Evelyn McNeely. He attended 4 years of technical high school in Toronto.

He joined The Queen’s Own Rifles (Reserves)  in July of 1940 and was working as a service station attendant when he enlisted in the Active Force on 6 May 1942.

Rifleman Garrett landed on Juno Beach on D-Day, 6 June 1944 and was killed in action, aged 28. He is buried in Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, grave reference I. G. 2.

"In Pace Paratus – In Peace Prepared"

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