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Henry CARR

Regimental number3258
Place of birthMilburn, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGoondiwindi, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Carr, Millburn, New Zealand
Enlistment date25 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 2 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal


Recommendation date: 15 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He assumed command of his platoon and gallantly led them across the open in the face of very heavy fire. Later he organized and led a party to collect the wounded.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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