Private James Carr
Sherwood Foresters Badge

Army Number : 4388

Battalion : 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Son of Lydia Carr, of 25 Butler Street, Ilkeston. He enlisted 26th May 1915 at Derby, went to France 13th February 1916 and was killed in action, 20th July 1916, by German shellfire whilst serving in the trenches near Bellacourt, France.

Buried/Commemorated : Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere, France. Plot 1. Row D. Grave 1.

His brother Private Charles William Carr, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.

Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere, France.
Private Carr is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-

Ilkeston Town War Memorial, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.