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William Thorn CARR

Regimental number6125
Place of birthMaytown, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressMaytown, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinFather, T Carr, Atherton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Place of enlistmentTownsville, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
FateKilled in Action 21 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBelgium Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 12), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary CARR, Atherton, Queensland. Native of Maytown, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 6125 Pte Arnold Cecil CARR, 41st Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Brisbane, 8 August 1916; disembarled, Plymouth, England, 18 October 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 10 April 1917; taken on strength, 52nd Bn, in the field, 16 April 1917.

Killed in action, Belgium, 21 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARR William Thorn

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