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William Lawrence CARR

Regimental number8426
Other NamesLaurence William
SchoolPort Adelaide Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant miller
AddressLeadenhall Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Carr, Leadenhall Street, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in 10th Australian Garrison Artillery, Fort Largs, South Australia.
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: George and Margaret CARR, 2nd Avenue, Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia. Born in South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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