CARR, John A

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CARR, John Alfred

Servicenumber: 34969507

 

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Age: 33
Born: 12 January 1912, Old Fort, McDowell County, North Carolina
Hometown: Old Fort, McDowell County, North Carolina
Family: Alfred C. Carr (father)
Jessie (Kelly) Carr (mother)
Ethel L. (Carr) Wheeler (sister)
Robert M. Carr (brother)
Willie M. (Carr) Simpson (sister)
Charles E. Carr (brother)
Iola E. Effler (wife)
Rena M. Carr (daughter)
Mary F. Carr (daughter)
Rank: Private First Class
Function: Not available
Regiment: 119th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 30th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 14 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Magdeburg, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot K, Row 35, Grave 10
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pfc John A. Carr enlisted in Fort Bragg, North Carolina on 10 April 1944.

He attended grammar school and was a farm hand before he enlisted.

He married Iola Effler on 14 October 1938 in McDowell, North Carolina. At that time he was 26 and she was 19.

Source of information: Yannick, www.abmc.gov, www.findagrave.com, www.wwiimemorial.com, www.ancestry.com – 1920/1930/1940 Census / U.S. WWII Draft Cards Youn Men / North Carolina Marriage Records / North Carolina Birth Indexes / WWII Enlistment Record / Headstone and Interment Record, www.newspapers.com – Asheville Citizen-Times 22 Jul 1945
Photo source: www.findagrave.com – Anita

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