George Frederick Walter (Jock) CARTER

CARTER, George Frederick Walter

Service Number: 1135
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Petersburgh, South Australia, 1 January 1892
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Port Adelaide Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Engineer SAR
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 1V, Row C, Grave 6
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Murray Bridge Hospital Memorial Gates, Rosewater War Memorial, Rosewater Womens Memorial Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1135, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '12' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ceramic embarkation_ship_number: A40 public_note: ''
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1135, 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
Date unknown: Involvement 16th Infantry Battalion (WW1), Battle for Pozières

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S/N shown  as 1135 and  1136

Embarkation shows name as CARTER, Frederick George Walters, while attestation papers and signature shows CARTER, Frederick George Walter


News has been received that Private G. W. F. Carter, familiary known as "Jock," has been killed in action on the Gallipoli Peninsula. He was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. D. V. Carter, of Greytown, Port Adelaide, and was 23 years of age. The deceased was educated at the Port Adelaide Public School, and was well known in and round the seaport. For ithe last eight years he was employed by the locomotive department, but two years ago was transferred to Murray Bridge and Bordertown. He was a member of the Murrray Bridge Rowing Club. Private Carter was of a quiet disposition, and was liked by all who knew him. He went away with the second contingent, 16th Battalion." - from the Adelaide Daily Herald 26 Jun 1915 (

Son of David Viney Carter and Mary Ann Carter, of Rosetta St., Greytown, South Australia.