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Leslie Alfred Carr

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Leslie Alfred AWMM
  • Surname
    Carr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    28962 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    14 November 1906 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 9 October 1940 AWMM Waimatenui, Rural Delivery, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eileen Carr (wife), Waimatenui, Rural Delivery, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 8 November 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    28962 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
    WW2 9 October 1940 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Painter AWMM
    KaikoheNorthland AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Matthew Carr, and of Edith Carr (nee Cornes), of Waimatenui, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Eileen Kathleen Carr, of Waimatenui.

    8 November 1940. The First Section of the 4th Reinforcements of 2 NZEF (83 officers and 1404 other ranks) embarked at Wellington for the Middle East in Batory and Maunganui.The troops transferred to the Orion at Sydney and arrived at Port Tewfik on 16 December 1940. From 'CHRONOLOGY New Zealand in the War 1939-1946' compiled by Robin Kay, 1968. AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
    17 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    EgyptNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. A. 14. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Kaikohe War Memorial Hall, Memorial Drive Kaikohe Far North AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2092866
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.76 AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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