244 Quartermaster Serjeant Roland Mansfield Carr

Posted on 17 April 2021
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Born: 1885, Tumut, NSW. Occupation: Saddler

Appointed to the Tumut Volunteer Brigade 1st April 1912. Resigned 31st August 1914.

Enlisted: 19th August 1914, 1st Australian Light Horse, “B” Squadron. Embarked Sydney per HMAT A16 “Star of Victoria”, 20th October 1914. 

Died of Wounds: “Bomb Wounds Lungs” 21st November 1915. Commemorated: Lone Pine Memorial, Turkey  

Buried at Sea from RNHS “Somali”, about 44 miles North of Alexandria on 21st November 1915.

1914 / 15 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal