Henry Vince CARR (1883-1975)

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Major: Henry Vince CARR.


Born: 11th June 1883. Paramatta, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:15761/1883.

Married: 1910. Sydney. New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert:7172/1910.

Wife: Ella Marion Carr. nee: Sykes.

Died: 1975. New South Wales, Australia. Death Cert:19681/1975.


Father: James William Carr.

Mother: Rebecca Ruth Carr. nee: Lewry.


INFORMATION

Henry Vince Carr, enlisted with C Company, 35th Battalion AIF on the 16th of March 1916 with the rank of Captain and left Sydney on board HMAT A24 "Benalla" on the 1st of May 1916.

12th October 1917.

The 34th was not, as Captain: Henry Vince CARR 35th Battalion, believed, on the first objective. The Commander of the line, Captain: John William RICHARDSON 34th Battalion, on hearing of the extreme weakness of the force at the second objective,had reinforced it. He and his only remaining officer's Lieutenant: James Clement BURGESS  Lieutenant: Bruce Gray MCKENZIE  and Lieutenant: John Abbott LONGWORTH had all been Killed in Action while organising on the first objective, and the first objective now lay empty.

(BEAN; History of World War 1 Vol IV page; 922)

(BEAN; History of World War 1 Vol IV page; 912-13)

Family Information

Henry was a 33 year old Civil Servant, Croydon, New South Wales upon enlistment. His parents James and Rebecca Carr were married in 1861 in Sydney, N.S.W. and had at least 14 children, 10 g irls and 4 boys. Mary A Carr born 1862 at Parramatta, N.S.W. Birth Cert:11626/1862. Emily Carr born 1863 at Parramatta, N.S.W. Birth Cert:11662. James Carr born 1865 at Parramatta, N.S.W. Birth Cert:13101/1865 and died in 1880 at Parramatta, N.S.W. Death Cert: 9254/1880. Beatrice Carr

Divorce papers Ella Marian Carr - Henry Vince Carr. Item Number; 281/1948.

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