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Howard Robert CARTER

Regimental number19965
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionProtestant
OccupationBank clerk
Address22 Third Avenue, St Peter's, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 9.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, W W Carter, 22 Third Avenue, St Peter's, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 31
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date1 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 5 June 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 17 July 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 1 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1975
Age at death80
Place of burialBarmera Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARTER Howard Robert

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