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Albert Sharp CARTER

Regimental number6
Date of birth1879
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address70 Sydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 5.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emma Edith Carter, 70 Sydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the Australian Garrison Artillery and 5 years in the 23rd Light Horse
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentArmourer Sergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 June 1917
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 19), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Family/military connectionsCousins (1st): 2886 Pte Charles Henry CARTER, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 13 March 1918; 2nd Lieutenant Vernon Harridge EDWARDS, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Appointed Armourer Staff Sergeant, 9 September 1916. Proceeded overseas to France from England, 25 November 1916. Wounded in action, 4 June 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death5 June 1917
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARTER Albert Sharp

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