Carr, Charles Henry

BORN HULL 1874. SON OF ROBERT THOMAS CARR (1850-1898) & REBECCA CARR, OF 4 ADA’S TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET AND 16 STRICKLAND STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HIS MOTHER EMARRIED TO ARTHUR SKINNER, AT HULL IN 1904. HE WAS BROTHER AND STEP BROTHER, TO GEORGE, ROBERT, HARRY, ALBERT, WALTER, PERCY, ARTHUR, AND FRED. HE WAS 5 FOOT, 7.5 INCHES TALL, 136 LBS WEIGHT, 36-39 INCH CHEST, BLUE/GREY EYES, BROWN HAIR, CHURCH OF ENGLAND RELIGION.

HE JOINED THE ARMY IN BEVERLEY IN 1894, SERVING IN INDIA AND SOUTHAFRICA. SERVED IN BOER WAR. HE LEFT THE ARMY IN 1906 AND WORKED AS A LABOURER AND PORTER FOR THE NORTH EASTERN RAILWAYS. ENLISTED HULL IN HULL, ON 19/08/1914. SERVED WITH THE 6TH EAST YORKSHIRE PIONEERS, IN THE DARDENELLES. INVALIDED TO MALTA WITH BRONCHITIS ON 04/10/1915. TRANSFERRED TO THE 3RD EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMY AFTER 1 YEAR AND 100 DAYS, ON 26/11/1915. DIED AT HOME, ON 20/11/1917, AGED 42. BURIED AT HULL WESTERN CEMETERY. HIS ARMY PENSION WENT TO HIS MOTHER REBECCA AT 16 STRICKLAND STREET, HULL AND THEN HIS STEP FATHER, ARTHUR SKINNER, WHO MOVED TO 12 LIDDELL STREET, HULL.

HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, FRED CARR, 19779, 8TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT, DIED ON 08/03/1917, AGED 28.

HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, PERCY CARR, 15099, EAST YORKSHIRE WAS DISCHARGED FROM THE ARMY AND DIED IN HULL, IN 1919, AGED 33.

HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, ALBERT CARR, 50646, ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY, WAS DICHARGED FROM THE ARMY IN 1915, AND DIED IN HULL, IN 1920, AGED 29


First name:
CHARLES HENRY
Military Number:
6565
Rank:
Private
Date Died
20/11/1917
Place died:
Hull Western Cemetery, East Yorkshire, UK
Age:
42
4 ADA'S TERRACE, WATERLOO STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK