Sub Lt. Harry Carr M.C, RNVR

1895 Jun 26. Born Northumberland

1901 census at 37, Claremont Road, St Andrew

1911 census at 48 Claremont Road Newcastle O/ T

1914 Oct 17. Enlisted TZ/460 PO RNVR ; Hood Battalion 28/2/16-26/7/17 to UK for Commission ; Apptd. A/PO 15/11/16 vice PO Geo. Ramay DSM KIA ;

Hood Battalion 1/8/18-20/9/18 to FA (Gastritis), rejoined 21/11/18-13/4/19 to UK Demob. 15/4/19.

1918 Feb 27 Commission as 2nd Lt in RND.

1919 Jan 10 . MC Gazetted T./Sub.-Lt. Harry Carr, Hood Bn.,. R.N.V.R., R.N.D. He displayed conspicuous gallantry in an attack, rushing and destroying a machine gun post which was causing heavy casualties to his men. When the enemy counterattacked he handled two companies with great skill and completely repulsed them. He set a fine example to all ranks.

1919 Apr 15 Demobilised

1920 Oct 25. Joined ADRIC with service no. 846. Posted to H Coy

1921 Apr 9. Resignation accepted on compassionate grounds

1923 Married Ellen Fletcher

1939 Register at 25 Clifton Ville Gds , Whitley Bay U.D., Northumberland. He is a Turf Commission Agent living with his wife Ellen

1963 Mar 4. Died in St Austell, Cornwall

 

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