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Carr, R.J., Jun.Eng.Off., 1942
On Tower Hill Memorial is the name of Junior Engineer Officer Raymond Jenness Carr, serving with the Merchant Navy who died 30/10/1942.

Acknowledgments: Barney Rice

Colin Boyd adds that at the time of his death, Raymond Carr's home address was 4 Welbeck Terrace, Ashington, and his next of kin was his mother Sarah. He was born on 26th January 1921 in Hexham. He was serving on the M.V. Hopecastle, he was posted as 'missing presumed drowned' when the rescue ship s/s "Tasmania" was sunk by enemy action 30/10/1942. He had obviously survived the earlier sinking of "Hopecastle".

Raymond Jenness Carr is remembered in Ashington on A17.01 (A17.27), and A17.43 and on our List of Ships’ crews

The CWGC entry for Junior Engineer Officer Carr

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk