Leading Seaman RN  J. Carr   Service number 92835royal navy

Service  Royal Navy

Date of birth  20 September 1860

Date of death 3rd May 1917

Age at death  56 years


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John Carr was born in Deptford on 20 September 1860. He had originally enlisted on 20 September 1875. After thirteen years, he left the Royal Navy, but joined the Royal Navy Reserve. He was mobilised on 2nd August 1914. He died on 3 May 1917 at Ingham Infirmary, South Shields of pleurisy. His widow, Georgina Carr, resided at 286, Central Park Road, East Ham.