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  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
Person Details
He was the son of Joseph and Hannah Carr of Normanton Yorkshire.
20 Feb 1917
507937 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Second Lieutenant Charles Frederick Carr, 17th Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment (Welbeck Rangers), was killed accidentally on 20th February 1917 while the battalion was out of the line training. He is buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery.
Article published on 21st February 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- KILLED. “LIEUT. C. F. CARR. “News has reached Nottingham of the death, as the result of an accident in France, of Lieut. Charles F. Carr, of the Sherwood Foresters, who volunteered for service at the commencement of last year. The deceased officer was in partnership with Ald. R. FitzHugh, at the Long Row business for some years. He was also secretary to the Nottingham Pharmacists' Association for a considerable period, relinquishing the office when he took up military duties.” In memoriam published 20th February 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CARR. – In affectionate remembrance of my dear chum, Charlie, accidentally killed in France February 20th, 1917. H. Clifford Price. “CARR. – In loving memory of Charles F. Carr, Second-Lieut., Sherwood Foresters, killed accidentally in France February 20th, 1917.” above entries are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 His estate, valued at £2,464 17s. 1d. was left to George James Robert Parkes, a commercial traveller, and Henry Clifford Parkes, a chemist.
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  • Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle
    Charles Frederick Carr - Buried in Wimereux Communal Cemetery. Photo by Murray Biddle