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Harold Samuel CARTER

Regimental number1991
Date of birth3 April 1891
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGlen Osmond, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Marie Carter, Vine Lane, Glen Osmond, South Australia
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date1 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3243 Pte Stanley Russell CARTER, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Fleurbaix, 19 July 1916; invalided to Bevan Military Hospital, Sandgate; recovered and returned to duty.

Wounded in action (2nd occasion), Messines, Belgium; invalided to 2nd Birmingham War Hospital, England; recovered and returned to duty.

Wounded in action, Somme sector, France, 1917; invalided to Dane John Hospital, Canterbury, England.

Commenced return to Australia, 9 December 1918; disembarked Australia, 28 January 1919; discharged, 1 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 August 1974

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