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James William Carter

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  • Service number
    • Jayforce 827288 AWMM
    • Vietnam 209133 AWMM
    • 827288 - Jayforce Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - Certificate of Discharge #70208
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • J. W. Carter AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    James William AWMM
  • Surname
    Carter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Jim AWMM
    • J. W. Carter AWMM
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 827288 AWMM
    • Vietnam 209133 AWMM
    • 827288 - Jayforce Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - Certificate of Discharge #70208
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 March 1928 AWMM OnehungaAuckland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Jayforce Pre 1946-1948 AWMM 50 Princes St., Onehunga AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Jayforce Mrs. E.M. Carter, 50 Princes St., Onehunga (m) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • Jayforce 827288 AWMM
    • Vietnam 209133 AWMM
    • 827288 - Jayforce Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - Certificate of Discharge #70208
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers
    Corporal, 2 Bn NZ Regiment 1959/61, Perak, Malaya. Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/42233/supplement/8929

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • British Empire Medal (BEM) AWMM
    • British Empire Medal (BEM) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/42233/supplement/8929
    • The New Zealand Operational Service Medal
      The New Zealand Service Medal 1946-1949
      The New Zealand General Service Medal 1992 (Warlike) with clasp 'Malaya 1960-64'
      The General Service Medal 1962 with clasps "Borneo" and "Malay Peninsula"
      The Vietnam Medal 1964-1972
      The New Zealand Army Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
      The New Zealand Defence Service Medal
      The Pingat Jasa Malaysia Medal (PJM)
      The South Vietnam Campaign Medal (The Vietnam Star) Public - Roscoe - Researcher - 24 March 2020 - http://rter.co.nz/chrono.html#C1946

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Jayforce 1946-1948 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.21 Driver/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.21
    2NZEF Nom. Roll 16, p.21
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married Doreen Strong 27 May 1950 at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Remuera.

    Served as Chief Clerk with HQ V Force in Saigon, 1968. Read more about James William Carter in the Carters Family website.

    Photo of Sgt J.W. Carter in 1st Battalion New Zealand Infantry Regiment, WOs & SGTs (Terendak Camp, Malaysia 1964) AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 May 1995 Ministry for Culture and Heritage
    UranganQueensland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Subritsky, M. (Ed). (1995). The Vietnam scrapbook: The second ANZAC adventure. Papakura, N.Z.: Three Feathers Publishing Co. AWMM
    • Hall, C. (2014). No front line : inside stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War. Auckland, New Zealand : Penguin Books. AWMM
    • This record was created from data kindly provided by the New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage. AWMM
    • H.E. Chamberlain, Nominal Roll – 1 RNZIR, 8 May 1964, in Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing, pp.139-150 AWMM
    • Gurr, Robert. (2009). Voices from a border war: Borneo 1963-1965. 2nd Edition. Christchurch, N.Z.: Wilson Scott Publishing AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1950). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 16 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1946 to 30th June, 1948). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.21 AWMM
    • Brocklebank, L.W. (1997). Jayforce : New Zealand and the military occupation of Japan, 1945-48. Auckland, N.Z.: Oxford University Press. AWMM
    • Fry, P., & New Zealand. Army. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment. Battalion, 1st. (1983). The First Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment : Journal / [P.J. Fry, editor] (25th anniversary commemorative ed.). Singapore: The Regiment. AWMM

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