William Bosward CARR MC, DCM

Badge Number: S82415, Sub Branch: Renmark

CARR, William Bosward

Service Numbers: 1892, S34829
Enlisted: 17 February 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pt Lincoln, SA, 19 August 1885
Home Town: Renmark, Renmark Paringa, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Renmark, South Australia, Australia, 26 September 1966, aged 81 years
Cemetery: Renmark Cemetery, S.A.
Section: H, Plot: 246
Memorials: Port Lincoln & District Honor Roll WW1
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World War 1 Service

17 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1892, Adelaide, South Australia
12 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1892, 48th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Aug 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1892, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
11 Apr 1917: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal, Bullecourt (First), Conspicuous Bravery and Devotion to duty
20 Dec 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 48th Infantry Battalion
3 May 1918: Honoured Military Cross, Merris (France), Conspicuous Gallantry and Devotion to duty
5 May 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 48th Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 48th Infantry Battalion
27 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 48th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

16 May 1941: Involvement Lieutenant, SN S34829
16 May 1941: Enlisted Port Largs, SA
16 May 1941: Enlisted Lieutenant, SN S34829, Port Largs, South Australia
30 Oct 1943: Discharged Lieutenant, SN S34829

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Biography contributed by Darryel McLean

Medals: Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal,

WW1 Service medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal