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John William CARTER

Regimental number3741
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address66 O'Connell Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Carter, 411 Batman Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death9 May 1917
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
43
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: C.W. and Ellen CARTER. Born at Melbourne

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