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Soldier – Carr, Albert Joseph – Killed in Great Advance

April 1917

Mexborough & Swinton Times April 21, 1917

Private Albert Joseph Carr
(York and Lancs)

Private Carr of Church Street, Darfield, is officially reported killed on or about July 1st 1916.

He joined the forces directly after the outbreak of war, and had been in France about 12 months previous to the “big push.”

He had two brothers serving. Private Sydney Carr (Y & L) who was wounded on July 1s and is now back in the trenches, and Gunner John Carr (R.F.A.) who has been at the front over 12 months.

See also “Darfield Remembers” for further information

From C.W.G.C.:

Rank: Private
Service No: 12697
Date of Death: 01/07/1916
Age: 21
Regiment/Service: York and Lancaster Regiment “B” Coy. 8th Bn.

Panel Reference:Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.

Additional Information:
Son of Mazellah Carr, of 14, Church St., Darfield, Barnsley, Yorks, and the late John Harrison Carr.