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Stanley CARTER

Regimental number1793
Place of birthInvercargill
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraper
AddressQueen Victoria Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinR B Carter, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 26), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
12
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in St John's Anglican Church, Fremantle, Western Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the glory of God. The Choir Vestry was erected A.D. 1922 in grateful memory of the men from this parish who gave their lives for God and King and Country in the Great War 1914-1919. "Their name liveth for evermore."' Parents: Richard and Lucy CARTER. Native of Invercargill, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6015 Sapper Philip Grant CARTER, 17th Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919; 2641 Pte Geoffrey Grant CARTER, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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