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Ivo Carr

2nd Lieutenant Ivo Carr - No known copyright restrictions

2nd Lieutenant Ivo Carr - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ivo AWMM
  • Surname
    Carr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 662487 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
  • Service number
    WWI 662487 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      dark AWMM
    • Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
      Heart attack AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

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  • Son of Ernest Carr and Christina Carr (nee Bertram). Husband of Kathleen Pearce; father of Ivo David, and daughter Rosemary Elizabeth Perry.

    Before the war he sold land at Te Puke.

    On 13 March 1914 he was accepted into the Kohimarama pilot training school. Graduated R.A.C. Certificate No. 5068 on 10 May 1917.

    Sailed to war on the troopship HMNZT 87 "Tahiti" and saw wartime service in England and Egypt.

    He belonged to the Great Britain Royal Aero Club and returned to New Zealand in 1919. Married Kathleen Pearce in 1923 and they moved to Invercargill where he joined Todd Motors.

    He was appointed manager and after transferred to Dunedin, where he joined the A.M.P. society and became widely known in the city and central Otago in the business world.

    On retiring he returned to Tauranga where he owned land. He was interested in timber milling on Matakana Island where he exported timber by sea.

    He died of a heart attack aged 63 years and was survived by his wife and son Ivo David, and daughter Rosemary Elizabeth Perry. AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    25 February 1955 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
    TaurangaBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Tauranga Cemeteries, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Otago Daily Times, 1955 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • External links
  • References
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      67: 41 AWMM
    • Otago Daily Times AWMM
      Death notice: Otago Daily Times, 1955 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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