Trench raid notes of Charles W. Carr: password FLEET
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|Author||Carr, Charles Woodward|
|Title||Trench raid notes of Charles W. Carr: password FLEET|
|Notes||Page torn from a notebook, Raid Operations written by Sergeant Charles W. Carr, of 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment on August 19th. If this was written in 1917 then it is just 2-3 days before Charles was seriously wounded - shot in the legs by machine gun bullets - during the the attack of the 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment on Pond Farm during the battle of Paschendale. |
Part of large collection of photos and memoribilia relating to Serjeant 3091 (later 240965) Charles Woodward Carr, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment - kept by Mrs Gill Porter and Mr Tony Carr of their father.
|Item Date||19th August 1917|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Alun Edwards (Powys Archives submissions day)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Tony Carr|