Thomas John CARR MID


CARR, Thomas John

Service Number: 513
Enlisted: 23 September 1914, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1876
Home Town: Gwalia, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 18 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 50, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Leonora Road Board District Roll of Honor, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

23 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 513, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Helena Vale, WA
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, SN 513, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, SN 513, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
13 May 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 16th Infantry Battalion, In the field
18 Aug 1915: Involvement Sergeant, SN 513, 16th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
Date unknown: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Awarded, and promulgated London Gazette, Supplement, No. 29354, 5 November 1915, page 11003 position 6; Commonwealth Gazette, No. 12, 27 January 1916 page 157 position 4

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Husband of Fanny Carr of Gwalia, WA, last known address (1923) was 921 Hay Street, Perth, WA. Father of Alexander Gibson Carr

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

Also served in the Cadets