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William Francis CARTER

Regimental number2292
Date of birth10 May 1888
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address20 Albion Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, Charles Thomas Carter, 20 Albion Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2293 Pte Frederick John CARTER, 35th Bn, killed in action, 11 June 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as N105925, 7th Australian Garrison Bn: enlisted 29 January 1941; discharged (medically unfit for service), 26 January 1943.
Date of death23 November 1971
Age at death83
Place of burialSt Matthew's Anglican Church Cemetery, Windsor, New South Wales

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