Carr George Cpl 4455486

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Personnel Entry

Pte George Carr's headstone.
Pte George Carr's headstone.

Name Carr George
Army number 4455486
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born County Durham 1919/20.
Age 22
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date but almost certainly late April/early May 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served ? BEF. Served Iceland. DIED in the UK as a result of injuries in an accident involving a recreational transport truck 25/7/1942.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions Cpl
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 25-Jul-42
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of William and Mary Annie Carr, Sherburn. Buried Grave 1520, Sherburn St Mary Churchyard.
Source table 11DLI

The inscription on the headstone reads - "He shall grow not old as we that are left grow old".