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Harold CARR

Regimental number3252
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGreengrocer
AddressCharnwill, Station Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, J.I. Carr, Charnwill, Station Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFromelles, France
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
177
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah CARR
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength, 3rd Bn, Tel el Kebir, 5 February 1916.

Transferred to 55th Bn, 13 February 1916.

Transferred to 14th Machine Gun Company, Ferry Post, 8 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Buried in Sailly-sur-La Lys Cemetery; reported by Rev. R.W.M. HOLLIDAY, attached to 56th Bn.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARR Harold

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