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Basil Carr

In memory of:

Sergeant Basil Carr

August 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

687087

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

July 24, 1893

Native of Rotherham, England. Son of Fred and Nellie Carr, of North Lonsdale, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIGNY-ST. FLOCHEL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 5.

Location:

Ligny-St.Flochel is a village about 6.5 kilometres east of St.Pol on the main road to Arras. The distance from Ligny-St. Flochel to Arras is approximately 24 kilometres. The Ligny-St.Flochel British Cemetery is situated to the south of the village on the east side of the road to the village of Averdoingt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 407 of 1004.
  • War Memorial– Kamloops Cenotaph, Memorial Park, Battle Street and 2nd Avenue, Kamloops, British Columbia.   Includes honour roll tablets listing 189 names for World War I and 92 names for World War II.  Unveiled on May 24th, 1925.   Inscribed:  C.E.F. - NOR TIME NOR TIDE CAN EVER EFFACE THE MEMORY OF OUR GLORIOUS DEAD.

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