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A. S. LARTER

Regimental number724
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Florence Larter, 70 Burwood Parade, Hawthorn
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 5 March 1919
Other details

Was wounded in action and lost his left eye. Prisoner of the Germans and sent to Switzerland. He returned to Australia on the "Nevassa "

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