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Matthew Charles Carter

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 67), Page: 27 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Matthew Charles AWMM
  • Surname
    Carter AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 35531 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 June 1892 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Carter (wife), 351 Jackson Street, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35531 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Warehouseman/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      143 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Promotion to Corporal confirmed, 9 January 1917.
    Married Catherine Findlay, Wellington, 2 March 1917.
    Posted to 27th Reinforcements, New Zealand Field Artillery, and embarked from Wellington, 12 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, and reverts to rank of Temporary Bombardier, 16 August 1917. Marched in to New Zealand Field Artillery Reserve Depot, Aldershot, 17 August 1917.
    Reverted to rank of Gunner on proceeding overseas to France, 11 November 1917.
    Marched in to New Zealand Infantry and General Base Depot, Etaples, France, 13 November 1917. Marched out to the New Zealand Division, 10 December 1917; posted to 15th (Howitzer) Battery, 1st Brigade, New Zealand Field Artillery, in the field, 11 December 1917.
    Admitted to No 1 New Zealand Field Ambulance, 13 February 1918 (sick); discharged and rejoined unit as Driver, 15 February 1918.
    Appointed Motor Driver and posted to Motor Transport Company, 30 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board HMNZT 'Waimana', 10 May 1919; arrived Auckland, 24 June 1919.
    Discharged on termination of period of engagement, 21 July 1919.

    Parents: Charles Edward (b. Swotham, England) and Zoe Martin (b. New Zealand) AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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