John Carr

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 302811
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
  • Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 41
  • Date of Death: 23.08.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vis-En-Artois Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 161 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Alexander Carr

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Mary Carr, c/o Simpson, Buckie Farm, Boddam, Peterhead

  • Children:

    John, born 07.09.1910 & William, born 24.04.1916

More about John Carr

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Vis-En-Artois Memorial. He is believed to be the brother of Air Mechanic 3rd Class, James Carr, 213253, Royal Air Force.

John Carr    302811   Royal Scots

CARRKilled in action, on 23rd August 1918, No. 302811 Private John Carr, Royal Scots, son of Mr Alexander Carr, aged 41 years. – Inserted by his son and Daughter.

Dundee Peoples Journal 28th September 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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