William Wilfred CARTER

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CARTER, William Wilfred

Service Number: 3021
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Brewery employee
Died: Died of wounds, Chuignes, France, 24 August 1918
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 33
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion
29 Sep 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, RMS Osterley, Melbourne
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
14 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm
15 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages
4 May 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second)
20 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, Broodseinde Ridge
14 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, German Spring Offensive 1918
8 Aug 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, The Battle of Amiens
23 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3021, 7th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", SW to back sustained during the attack on Chuignes, France. Evacuated to 53rd CCS however died of wounds the next day 24 August 1918.

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Recommended for Distinguished Conduct Medal for great bravery at Pozieres, 24-26 July 1916.

Recommendation date: 2 August 1916