Died of Wounds on Friday, 5th May 1916, age 25.
Buried in Grave I. A. 30. at Fosse No.10 Communal Cemetery Extension, Sains-En-Gohelle, Pas De Calais, France.
2nd Bn., South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Brigade of 2nd Division.
Son of Samuel and Eliza Marriott, of 25, Peel St., Tipton, Staffs.
Born: Tipton, Enlisted: Tipton, Resident: Unknown.
First landed France & Flanders, 4th May 1915.
Medal entitlement: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Soldier's Papers at National Archives did not survive.
Commemorated on the Tipton Library Memorial.
Commemorated here because he appears on a Tipton memorial.
Link to Commonwealth War Graves Site: www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/304771/
Birth of Ernest Marriott registered September quarter 1891 in Dudley.
7 Rounds Square, Hall Street, Tipton, Staffs.
Samuel Marriott (36, Iron Worker, born Tipton), his wife Eliza (36, born Tipton), and their 5 children: Edith (12, born Tipton), Ernest (10, born Tipton), Albert (7, born Tipton), Leonard (5, born Tipton), and Mary (3, born Tipton).
10 Parker Place, Peel Street, Tipton, Staffs.
Samuel Marriott (46, Iron Worker, born Tipton), his wife Eliza (46, born Tipton), and 7 of their 8 surviving children of 11: Ernest (19, Iron Worker, born Tipton), Albert (18, Moulder's Labourer, born Tipton), Leonard (16, Foundry Labourer, born Tipton), Mary (13, Scholar, born Tipton), Harold (9, Scholar, born Tipton), John (8, Scholar, born Tipton), and May (4, Scholar, born Tipton).
Still to be researched. Contact me if required.
Tipton Herald 5th May 1917
ROLL OF HONOUR.
MARRIOTT. In loving memory of our dear son, Private Ernest Marriott (of Tipton), aged 25, who was killed in action May 5th 1916. A day of remembrance sad to recall. Never forgotten by father, mother, sisters and brothers.
Tipton Herald 11th May 1918
In loving memory of Private Ernest Marriott (25 Peel Street) who died of wounds received in action, May 4th 1916. Never forgotten by mother, father, brothers and sisters.
"No morning dawns, no light returns,
But that we think of him."