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Charles CARR

Regimental number2248
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStorerman
AddressCemetery Road, Sale, North Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 6"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, A Carr, Cemetery Road, Sale, North Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 14 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie Maria CARR. Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date29 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; disembarked, Melbourne, 4 February 1919, awaiting onward transport to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, thigh), Melbourne, 29 March 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 March 1939
Age at death45
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARR Charles

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