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Percy Richard Carr

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Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 21 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 37), Page: 21 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Percy Richard AWMM
  • Surname
    Carr AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 15685 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 June 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Carr (mother), Ongaonga, via Waipawa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 15685 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Wheelwright/Civilian 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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  • Percy Carr was the son of Eliza Carr, of Onga Onga, Hawkes Bay, and the late Samuel Carr. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 June 1917 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Messines Ridge (New Zealand) Memorial, Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium AWMM

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  • My great uncle. My father was Percy Carr also. Named for his uncle. My grandfather was Percy's twin Leonard Joseph Carr
    Public - Rosalie Anne - Other Relative - 5 May 2015
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  • To honour my Great-uncle Percy Carr who fell at Messines 1917. Although I didn't get the chance to meet you, rest assured that your memory is cherished by your family. I intend to be there where you fought and fell in June 2017. Percy was the son of Eliza and the late Samuel Carr of Ongaonga. He was born in 1892 the youngest child along with his twin Leonard Joseph. At one stage Eliza had three of her sons overseas.
    Public - Heather Gillian - Other Relative - 10 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      37: 21 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The ulima-roarer : a collection of wails & fishy stories, etc., from the Indian Ocean. (1916). [Indian Ocean]: [15th Reinforcements]. AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 April 2016Nicole LeighNapier, New ZealandOther relative
05 May 2015Rosalie AnneAuckland New Zealand1Other Relative
10 April 2015Heather GillianCambridge, New ZealandOther Relative

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