Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Charles Clifton Carr

In memory of:

Private Charles Clifton Carr

May 2, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

9652

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Battalion

Additional Information


Son of Mr. C.E.A. Carr of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 8 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VII. A. 3.

Location:

The cemetery is located 10 kilometres south of Kassel and 2 kilometres from the main road from Kassel to Marburg. Approach Kassel on the A49 motorway leaving at junction Kassel Niederzwehren, which forms the Frankfurter Strasse. The first right hand turning leads into the Dittershauser Strasse. Continue on this road which becomes a narrow road at the bend. Follow the bend to the right, where the cemetery is clearly signposted, which leads to a small crossroads. Turn left at the crossroads where Niederzwehren Cemetery becomes visible from the roadside. The Commonwealth plots now form a separate cemetery lying beside the Russian cemetery.

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 409 of 1004.
  • Photo of Charles Clifton Carr– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Private Charles Clifton Carr is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Commemorative Plaque– WWI Memorial Plaque located in the Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen St. East, Toronto, Ontario.  The current building was dedicated in 1872 as the Metropolitan Wesleyan Methodist Church.
  • WWI War Memorial Windows– WWI War Memorial Windows at the Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Ontario
  • Newspaper Clipping– Toronto Star for 13 May 1915
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper, page 1
  • Attestation Papers (Back)– Attestation paper, page 2
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Toronto Star for 11 November 1914.
  • Roll of Honour– Dufferin School, Toronto, Ontario.  A memorial plaque listing 48 former students who died during the first World War was dedicated at Dufferin School on January 20th, 1928.  The memorial was unveiled by Thomas J. Bragg, President Dufferin School Old Boys, and dedicated by Rev. E. A. Henry, D.D., Chaplain Dufferin School Old Boys. The original 1876 school building faced Berkeley Street. It was torn down in 1925 and replaced with a structure on Parliament Street, and renamed as Lord Dufferin School. In honoured memory of the boys of Dufferin School.

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