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 John Carr -- Joined the Royal Navy at 16 years of age  ---  on 27 Nov. 1854  -- Below is his Service Record

Number 16982

 

John Carr              Date of Birth:  16th October 1838     Place of Birth:  Cloyne Cork

Resident of Queenstown in 1854

All underlined words are links to information

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Signed-Up             Period of C.S. Engagement       ::       Height          ::        Hair              ::      Eyes      ::        Complexion      ::          Wounds Scars Marks

27-Nov -1854             -              10 Years                                                              5’ 7½             -         Light Brown           -            Blue              -              Fresh                         -                         None                      

                                                                                                                                   

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Awarded:    Crimean Medal

                             Ships Served in                                       Number                                       ::                 Rating, & c                              ::                                                      Period of Service                                 ::

                       

 

                         HMS Sidon  More info                                 52                                 ::                     B. 2. C.                                                                                                     27 Nov 1854                   to    28 Feb 1856

                               HMS Sidon                                                       52                                ::                       B. 2. C.                                                                                                      29 Feb 1856                   to    26 Jun 1856          

 

                             HMS Majestic  More Info                                1082                                ::                       B. 1. C.                                                                                                    27 July 1856                    to   15 May 1857

                                                                                                                                                        ::                   Ord. 2. C.                                                                                                     14 Oct 1856

          

                            HMS Hogue                                                       1389                                 ::                  Ord. 2. C.                                                                                                     16 May 1857                     to  28 Feb 1858

 

 

                            HMS Nile  More Info                                            104                                 ::                     Ord                                                                                                                 01 March 1858                    to  19 Nov 1858

                                                                                                                                                       ::                      AB                                                                                                                  10 March 1858

 

                     HMS Liffey                                                  234                         ::                      AB                                                    Badge                                                    20 Nov 1858                       to   12 Aug 1860

                     HMS Liffey                                                    234                       ::      2nd Capt of Forecastle                                                                                                  13 Aug 1860                       to   30 Sept 1861                      

 

                    HMS Liffey                                                               234                              ::      2nd Capt of Forecastle                                                                                                 01 Oct 1861                      to   04 Feb 1862  (may be a 64 or 65)                      

                                                                                                       On the 15 Sept 1861 I think he may have got a promotion but I cannot make out the words

 

                    Halifax                                                         621                                                     Base at Halifax

 

UK Nation Archive original documents: John Carr           1           2           3          4           5                  See also:  Joseph Carr (His Brother) and my Mother's Father Richard O'Keeffe both were in the navy