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Herbert Walter CARR

Regimental number537
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationHarbour Board
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Boots, Semaphore Road, Exeter, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Naval Cadets; time expired, discharged.
Enlistment date24 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Squadron Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Discharge date23 January 1920
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 24 November 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 23 January 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 October 1960
Age at death67
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 15A, Grave 62), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARR Herbert Walter

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