CARR, Edward Lionel Knyvet Augustus

Known as: 
Knyvet
Rank: 
Captain (later Lieutenant Colonel)
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
106677
Honours & Awards: 
Captain Carr MC 4 Commando
Captain (E.L.K.A.) Knyvet Carr, Heavy Weapons Troop, was awarded the M.C.[1] in recognition of gallant and distinguished service during operations at Flushing on the 1st November 1944 [2]. He remained in service with the Royal Artillery post war retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on 20 July 1974 [3].
 
The death of "Capt. (later Lt. Col.) E.L.K.A. (Knyvet) Carr MC of Sheet, Hants.", was announced in Commando Association newsletter 111 issued September 2000.
 
Sources
[1] London Gazette Supp. 36994, page 1542.
[2] National Archives file WO373/52/669.
[3] London Gazette Supp. 46393, page 10631.
 
Notes
He used the middle name of Knyvet - source Major James Dunning & CA newsletters.
 

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