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Name: Mason CARR
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: M Service No.: 25/143
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Age at Death: 32
Unit: 25th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (2nd Tyneside Irish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 10 Dale Street, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address: 1 Beech Grove Terrace South, Crawcrook, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham, and 8 South View, West Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Civilian Employment: Miner at Clara Vale Colliery. Former labourer.
How Died: Missing in action. Reported killed in action in February 1917.
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: La Boiselle, Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. Battle of Albert, 1st - 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham. Clara Vale Colliery Memorial, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: -
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.
Buried: No known grave
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 1
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Newcastle Evening Chronicle, 15th February 1917. Blaydon Courier, page 8, 24th February 1917.
Family Details:
Mason was the son of Francis Carr. Husband of Isabella Carr. Three children. Brothers; Robert and William, and a sister Margaret.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War. Hexham Herald, 24th February 1917.
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