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28075   Private Cecil Barton Carr
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 06/02/1898
Died: 01/04/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 19
Cecil Barton Carr was the son of Cecil and Annie Carr. Cecil Barton Carr was born on 6th Feb 1898 in Horton, near Bradford, York, England. The 1901 census lists his father boarding at Great Georges Street, Coagh. He was married and worked as a professional singer. Cecilís mother died on 22nd April 1909 in Magherafelt. The 1911 census lists Cecil as age 12 boarding at house 15 in Rainey, Magherafelt, Private Cecil Barton Carr was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on 1st April 1917. He was 19 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Roupy Communal Cemetery
  St Quentin, Aisne, 4
Grave Ref: Grave A-8
CWGC Casualty 573142
Roupy is a commune 9 kilometres west of St Quentin, in the Department of Aisne. Roupy is on the road Departementale D934, in the direction of "Ham". The burials are located on the right of the main path near the rear of the cemetery.
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1 1901 Census lists a Cecil Barton Carr 1901 census lists Cecil's father as age 27 boarding at house 51 in Great Georges St, Coagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Cecil Barton Carre 1911 census lists Cecil as age 12 boarding at house 15 in Rainey, Magherafelt, Londonderry
3 Genealogy forum (genesreunited) Forum Discussion on the family
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 Roupy Cemetery Small photo of Private Cecil Carr's grave
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