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James CARR

Regimental number1682
Place of birthWorkington, Cumberland, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Address110 Peter Street, Workington, Cumberland, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 2.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Carr, 110 Peter Street, Workington, Cumberland, England
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Royal Field Artillery; left the country.
Enlistment date21 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBridgetown, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Discharge date10 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; disembarked, Fremantle, 6 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: gun shot wound, right ankle; shell shock), Perth, 10 May 1917.

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

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