CARR, Francis Arthur

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Engineers
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
1867740
Operations: 
Sergeant Francis Carr was awarded the DCM [1] for his gallantry during the raid at St Nazaire. He was the senior NCO of a demolition party led by Lieut Burtinshaw on board HMS Campbeltown [2].
 
He also received a Mention in Despatches in recognition of distinguished services as a Royal Engineer in connection with operations in the field March-June, 1940.[3].
 
Sources
[1] London Gazettes Supp. 37162, page 3493.
[2] National Archives file WO 373/46/271.
[3] London Gazettes 35020, page 7181.
 

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