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Ernest Henry CARTER

Regimental number7484
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber getter
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35.5
Height5' 6.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E R M Carter, Cooran, North Coast Line, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of varicose veins)
Enlistment date15 January 1917
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date21 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 24 August 1918; discharged (medically unfit: varicose veins), Brisbane, 21 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CARTER Ernest Henry

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