Bertie William CATER


CATER, Bertie William

Service Number: 5564
Enlisted: 29 May 1916, RAS Showground, Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, 1892
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School
Occupation: Car Builder
Died: Killed in Action, Hangard Wood, France, 7 April 1918
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Granville St Mark's Anglican Church Memorial Windows, Granville War Memorial, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

29 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5564, 20th Infantry Battalion, RAS Showground, Sydney
9 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5564, 20th Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5564, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
7 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5564, 20th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Bertie William CATER was born in 1892 in Newcastle, New South Wales

His parents were Ephraim Charles CATER and Rose Emma CHEESEMAN who married in Newcastle in 1885

He enlisted on 29th May, 1916 at the RAS Showground in Sydney and embarked with the 20th Battalion, 15th reinforcements from Sydney on the HMAT Euripides on 9th September, 1916

Bertie was Killed in Action by shellfire on 7th April, 1918 in Hangard Wood in France - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial and the Villers Bretonneux Memorial

Medals:  British War Medal & Victory Medal.