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William George CARR

Regimental number2106
Place of birthSemaphore, South Australia
SchoolGlanville Public School; Methodist Training School, South Australia.
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPainter
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Martha Carr, Connor Street, Glanville, South Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2106
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 13 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialChatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No 155), Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Robert Richard and Martha CARR, Bower Road, Glanville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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