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James CARR

Regimental number15959
Date of birth24 October 1880
Place of birthGalway, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTram employee
Address69 Victoria Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 11.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nora Carr, 69 Victoria Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Connaught Rangers (Militia).
Enlistment date1 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps, 1st & 2nd Anzac Mounted Divisions, 15th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mounted Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 30 April 1918; disembarked Suez, 7 June 1918.

Transferred to Australian Mounted Divisional Train, 13 August 1918, and taken on strength, 35th Company, AASC, in the field.

Transferred to 38th Company, AASC, 18 May 1919.

Marched out to Port Said to work on transports, 28 May 1919; granted Non-Military Employment (NME) to work on HT 'Essex', 1-13 June 1919.

Rejoined 38th Company, 20 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Bulla', 26 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 1 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARR James

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