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James Henry CARTER

Regimental number1126
Place of birthGirdley England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressBlackford Road, Shirley, Birmingham, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Carter, Blackford Road, Shirley, Birmingham, England
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 March 1917
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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