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William Laurence Carr

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Portrait from Weekly News; 1 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from Weekly News; 1 March 1944 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Laurence AWMM
  • Surname
    Carr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ421316 AWMM
    • WWII 421316 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 December 1909 RNZAF Biographies (R17845608) RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs Marjorie Carr (wife), 91 Karetu Road, One Tree Hill, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • WW2 Wife: Mrs. M. E. Carr of One Tree Hill, Auckland AWMM
    • WW2 Mother: Mrs. M. H. Carr of Grey Lynn, Auckland AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
    Navigator RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)
  • Enlistment
  • 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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Carr was the son of William Jesse and Mary Helena Carr, of Auckland; husband of Marjorie Carr, of Auckland.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers.

    Attended Auckland Grammar School (Source: RNZAF Biographies (R17845608)) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 34 AWMM
    Mediterranean AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Staglieno Cemetery, Genoa, Italy AWMM I. C. 22. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Weekly News AWMM
      Weekly News, 1944 AWMM
    • The Evening Post AWMM
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939 - 1945 (Bound Volumes) - Bo - Cl. Archives New Zealand (R17845608) - Former archives reference: AIR118 AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [Missing - But Presumed Dead on Lapse of Time - Officers, Airmen]. Archives New Zealand (R17845743) AWMM
    • Please note that the 12 volumes of the "RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Biographies of Deceased Personnel 1939-1945" held at Archives NZ (formerly known as AIR118) should be used in conjunction with Errol Martyn's "For Your Tomorrow". FYT reflects detailed examination of all of the AIR118 bios which contain many inaccuracies and omissions. AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - List of Personnel Killed or Missing in Various Theatres, 1940 - 1945. [List of Missing]. Archives New Zealand (R17845747) AWMM
    • List of RNZAF [Royal New Zealand Air Force] Personnel - Embarkation Lists, November 1940 - July 1942. Archives New Zealand, Wellington (R17845762). AWMM

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