Also known as
WWI 11/1131 AWMM
Date of birth
Place of birth
Address before enlistment
Unknown AWMM 106 Britomart Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
Post war occupation
Next of kin on embarkation
W.W. Carter (brother), 106 Britomart Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
POW liberation details
POW serial number
- Height, WWI AWMM
5' 6.5" AWMM
- Weight, WWI AWMM
148 lb AWMM
Posted to unit, Mudros, 4 October 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria from Gallipoli, 25 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Left for Canal Zone, 23 January 1916.
Marched into NZ Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 4 August 1916; appointed Cook, 23 August 1916; relinquished appointment as Cook, 8 September 1916; rejoined unit from Training Regiment, 9 September 1916.
Detached to Brigade Headquarters, 11 August 1917.
Admitted to NZ Mounted Field Ambulance, 7 July 1918 (malaria); transferred to 36th Stationary Hospital, Gaza, 10 July 1918; to 34th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 14 July 1918; to 27th General Hospital, Abbassia, 17 July 1918; to Aotea Convalescent Home, Heliopolis, 25 July 1918; discharged to duty, 14 August 1918.
Detached to School of Instruction, El Arish, 21 September 1918; qualified First Class, 12 October 1918; rejoined Training Regiment from detachment, 12 October 1918.
Posted to Wellington Mounted Rifles, in the field, 21 October 1918. Appointed Lance Corporal, 26 October 1918.
Appointed Temporary Corporal, 31 December 1918; promoted Corporal, in the field, 4 January 1919.
Posted to Training Regiment, Ismailia, 22 February 1919.
Commenced return to New Zealand from Suez on board 'Kaikorua', 6 March 1919; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 19 March 1919; discharged to duty, 23 March 1919; discharged, 17 May 1919.
Total war service: 4 years 93 days (of which 3 years --- days were abroad). AWMM
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- New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
Page No: 115 AWMM
- NZEF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
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