Born: 19 March 1884
Died: 8 November 1973A Clerk of Petty Sessions who enlisted in the AIF on 27 July 1915. He embarked for Egypt on 18 November 1915 with the 5th Field Artillery Brigade (FAB) and arrived 21 December 1915.
After further training in Egypt, he moved with his unit to France in late March 1916. In December 1916, his brother, Harrie Montague Carr-Boyd was transferred to his unit, 13th Battery, 5th FAB. On 24 April 1917, Harrie died of wounds received when a shell burst in his gun pit. Presumably Charles Gerald Carr-Boyd was there at the time but was not physically wounded.
He was transferred to England on 16 July 1917 and was found to be permanently unfit for active service. There is not indication in his records of the extent to which the death of his brother had on this decision.
He embarked for Australia on 31 October 1917 and arrived on 31 December 1917 and was discharged from the AIF on 5 February 1918. [JSB]