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Oscar Weldon Carter

Pitt Street Methodist Church Roll of Honour, 78 Pitt Street, Auckland 1010. Image provided by John Halpin 2014, CC BY John Halpin 2014
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Oscar Weldon AWMM
  • Surname
    Carter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs M. Carter (mother), Grey Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
    • Colleen ( Minesweeping Course ) AWMM
    • Awarded 1 Class Certificate in Navigation and Seamanship AWMM
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 6 December 1916 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

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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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • His reminiscences gives the names of other ships he served on during WW1.

    Served with the Coastal patrol in WW2 and at North Head on the staff of the Naval Officer in Charge Auckland (NOCA).

    A yachtsman he owned the Corsair and Winsome.

    He retired in 1955 from the Bank of New Zealand.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland).

    Reported as serving at this shore establishment in September 1918 Palmer recruit enlisted at Auckland in 1916 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1990 AWMM
    Age 95 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    O'Neill's Point Cemetery, 122 Bayswater Avenue, Bayswater, North Shore, Auckland AWMM Ashes Public Lawn Row E Plot 74 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Pitt Street Methodist Church Roll of Honour, 78 Pitt Street, Auckland 1034 AWMM

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