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Vivian Norman Carter

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Ref: W0414, 1929.332, F016). Soldier's records were identified by Margaret Nash of the Panmure Branch of NZSG. This image has no known copyright restrictions.

Our Soldiers Flag, New Zealand Ensign fundraising flag (1914-1918). Auckland War Memorial Museum (Re …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vivian Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Carter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 12/1584 AWMM
    • 811070 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 October 1895 AWMM MangapaiNorthland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Netherton, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Netherton, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • J. H. Carter (brother), Netherton, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
    • I. H. Carter (brother), Netherton, Thames Valley, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 1 April 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Herbert and Mary Carter, of Whangarei; husband of Ruby Mary Carter, of Ponsonby.

      Date of birth given as 19 Sept 1894 in WWI recruitment form. AWMM
    • Year of birth given as 1896 in family tree. Public - Angela Janette - Other relative - 25 April 2023 - Palmer. M.G. (1960) The Carters of Springfield 1859-1959 One hundred years in Northland. Whangarei.
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About death

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  • Death
    24 March 1944 AWMM
    Age 45 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Glen Eden, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM Prot. Soldiers Area E, Row 3A, Grave 31. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    CARTER - On March 24, 1944, at a military hospital, Auckland. Vivian Norman CARTER (Lieutenant. N.Z.T.F.), loved husband of Ruby, of 53 St. Mary's Road, Ponsonby, and father of Jack (Air Force); aged 48 years. Funeral will leave C. Little and Sons, Ltd, 209. Hobson Street, at 2 p.m. to-morrow (Saturday) for Soldiers' Cemetery. Waikumete. (AUCKLAND STAR, 24 MAR 1944) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 14 November 2018 - Papers Past Online
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  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2023Angela JanetteAuckland NZ.Other relative
14 November 2018SandraWaipuResearcher

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