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Percy Houghton CARTER

Regimental number5685
Place of birthDongara, Western Australia
OccupationShop assistant
AddressDongarra, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Carter, Dongarra, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 5 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5653 Pte Norman Leslie CARTER, 11th Bn, killed in action, 6 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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