Stanley Frederick CARTER

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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, 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
Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Dernancourt, Corbie Albert Area, France
Memorials: 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, 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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Biography

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

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