Stanley Frederick CARTER


CARTER, Stanley Frederick

Service Number: 533
Enlisted: 10 March 1915, Keswick South Australia Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 14 April 1890
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in Action, Dernancourt Picardie France, 18 April 1918, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Adelaide Gilles Street Primary School WW1 Honour Board (Original), Adelaide Holy Trinity Church WW1 Honour Board 1, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Myrtle Bank War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 533, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Mar 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 533, 27th Infantry Battalion
10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick South Australia Australia
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, HMAT Geelong A2
Date unknown: Involvement 27th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

A story of an amazing solider

Stanley was a fricken lad, he knew where it was at. He was a valiant mate and served until the end. I dream of our barbecues and cricket games back in Australia, he was my best mate. He died for me, saving my life. RIP Stanley.

- Best Mate Bill

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Surname: CARTER; Given Names: Stanley Frederick; Date of Birth: 14 April 1890; Date of Enlistment: 10 March 1915; Trade or Calling: Carpenter; Birth Location: Adelaide; Address prior to enlistment: Gray St Adelaide; Photograph sent by: Mrs Carter (wife)
Source: State Records SA

NAA Service Record Carter Stanley Frederick : SERN 533 : POB Adelaide SA : POE Keswick SA : NOK W Carter Minnie

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VWM Honour Roll extract

Service Number: 533

Rank: Private

Unit: 27 Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 18 April 1918

Place of death: France

Cause of death: Killed in action

Age at death: 28

Place of association: Adelaide, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Corbie Albert Area, France

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army


1914/15 Star 22454

British War Medal 13124

Victory Medal: 13065

Commemorative Plaque 343637