MUSEUM

CENTRAL HAWKES BAY SETTLERS

Open 7 Days • 10am - 4pm • 23 High Street • Waipawa • 06 857 7288

PERCY RICHARD CARR

CARR,  PERCY RICHARD
RANK:  PRIVATE            SERIAL NO:  15685

UNIT:    2nd  BATTALION WELLINGTON REGIMENT NZEF 

BORN:    16/06/1895  -  ONGA ONGA - NEW ZEALAND

DIED:      09/06/1917                      

PLACE:  MESSINES, BELGIIUM

SINGLE:        RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:  Samuel & Eliza CARR, ONGA ONGA

SIBLINGS:  

NEXT OF KIN:  Mrs E. CARR (mother)

OCCUPATION: WHEELWRIGHT

EMPLOYER:  F. WARRING

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  WAIPUKURAU

HEIGHT:  5’ 9”    WEIGHT:    155lb.     CHEST: 32½”

COMP:   MEDIUM        EYES:    BROWN    HAIR:    BROWN

EDUCATION:   

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   MESSINES RIDGE (N.Z.) MEMORIAL
            

ENLISTED:     TRENTHAM        DATE:  03/04/1916

MAIN BODY:                REINFORCEMENT:   16th 

MILITARY RECORD:
30/07/1916.  LEFT NEW ZEALAND.
20/09/1916.  POSTED RESERVE BATTALION ‘SLING’.
10/10/1916.  LEFT FOR FRANCE.
11/10/1916.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, ETAPLES.
25/10/1916.  JOINED UNIT 2nd BATTALION WELLINGTON INFANTRY REG. 
09/06/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION IN THE FIELD, BELGIUM.
                                                                                
 

BRITISH WAR MEDAL.

VICTORY MEDAL.