CARR, Francis Arthur
Thursday, July 2, 1914
Sergeant Francis Carr was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for his gallantry during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was the senior NCO of a demolition party led by Lieut Burtinshaw on board HMS Campbeltown . He was reported missing later found to be a prisoner of war [3a][3b].
- Mentioned in Despatches in recognition of distinguished service as a Royal Engineer in connection with operations in the field March - June, 1940 .
 London Gazette 37162, page 3493.
 National Archives file WO373/46/271.
 Prisoners of War 1715-1945 / National Archives file WO392/1.
[3a] German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/58/97 (Front Stalag 133).
[3b] Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/43.
 London Gazette 35020, page 7181.
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