William CARR

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CARR, William

Service Number: 2147
Enlisted: 18 March 1916
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hull, England, 1886
Home Town: Cairns, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 29 September 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

18 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2147, 47th Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2147, 47th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
16 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2147, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boorara, Brisbane
29 Sep 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 2147, 47th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John and Zillah CARR, Hull, Yorks, England