7383 SGT Walter Thomas Carr MSM

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Posted on 26 April 2021
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Born 19 February 1889 London, Occupation: Seaman

Service: NSWFB
Joined 12 April 1911. Dismissed on 21 November 1913 with a number of other men in connection with a disturbance at Paddington Fire Station.
Re Joined 14 August 1914, Fourth Class Fireman

  • 1 Headquarters
  • 36 Crows Nest
  • 24 Manly

Resigned 7 July 1915 for Active Service

First AIF
Enlisted 9 July 1915, No 1 Australian Division Motor Transport Company AASC

  • Egypt - sick with malaria
  • France

Discharged 8 August 1919
Awarded Meritorious Service Medal, London Gazette 3 June 1919

Brother 314 Private Maurice Frederick Carr B Coy, 3rd Battalion
KIA 25 April 1915 Gallipoli

NSWFB
Re employed after WWI 29 August 1919

  • 1 Headquarters
  • 43 Homebush
  • 2 George Street West
  • Glenn Innes
  • Port Kembla
  • Katoomba
  • Dubbo
  • 4 Darlinghurst
  • Albury
  • 9 Stanmore

Died from gas asphyxiation at Headquarters Station, 7.40 am Thursday 9 September 1937


Walter Thomas Carr, Service number: 7383

Rank: Sergeant
Unit: AASC (MT)
Service: Army
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Award: Meritorious Service Medal
Date of London Gazette: 3 June 1919

Location in London Gazette: Page 6916, position 43

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 6 October 1919

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: Page 1459, position 37