Name: Carr,William Leslie
Date of Birth:
Service No: 228613
Regiment: Durham Light Infantry
Battalion: 9th Battalion
Date of Death: December 8th,1944
Place of Death: Vintelen (Germany)
Genealogy: Son of William Stanley Carr and Elizabeth Carr,of Ashington,Northumberland,B.A. (Dunhelm): King's College.
Grave No: K.1
Burial Location: Commonwealth War Cemetery Sittard
Personal Information: On December 8th,1944 Lt.-Col. Mogg was
traveling with Lt. W.L. Carr of the Assault Pioneer Platoon to visit " C" Company positions at Vintelen (Germany) when a shell exploded close to the "Dingo" vehicle they were in,the shell
splinters hit the car and Lt. Carr,who suffered a serious head wound. Lt.-Col. Mogg was uninjured but Lt. Carr later died of his wounds.