Royal Navy obituary in the Times newspaper
Royal Navy obituary in the Times newspaper

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The following obituary for Henry John Carr appeared in the Times newspaper.

Obituary in the Times newspaper
20 July 1914

Admiral H.J. Carr.

The death occurred on Saturday, at Heathlands, Long Cross, Chertsey, of Admiral Henry John Carr.

Admiral Carr was the eldest son of the late Canon Henry Byne Carr, and was born in 1839. He joined the Royal Navy in 1852, and retired in 1899, after 47 years’ service. He was lieutenant of the Bombay when she was burned at sea on December 14, 1884, and was mentioned in dispatches for his gallantry on that occasion. From January, 1892, to June, 1894, he was senior officer at Bermuda, and he enjoyed a captain’s good service pension for a short period between May, 1893, and June, 1894. From 1896 to the date of his retirement he was Admiral Superintendent of Devonport Dockyard.

The funeral will take place at Long Cross Church, the station for which is Sunningdale, ab 4 o’clock to-morrow.

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