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Roy Elliott CARTER

Regimental number446
Date of birth12 October 1894
Place of birthMaylands, South Australia
SchoolFulham Public School, South Australia
AddressGordon Road, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Clara Carter, Gordon Road, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name43rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 2 January 1919


Unit: INF43
Promotion date: 2 April 1919

FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Discharge date5 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 57178 Pte Leslie Albert CARTER, 9th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, Ypres, Belgium, 31 July 1917; invalided to Woolwich, England; returned to duty, 12 January 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, 3 July 1919; disembarked Australia, 21 August 1919; discharged, 5 October 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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