Albert Sharpe CARTER


CARTER, Albert Sharpe

Service Number: 6
Enlisted: 14 March 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Staff Sergeant
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, Australia, 19 August 1879
Home Town: Norwood, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds - multiple wounds to the face and right leg, France, 5 June 1917, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery
Plot 1, Row M, Grave 19
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 6, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide
9 Jun 1916: Involvement SN 6, 43rd Infantry Battalion
9 Jun 1916: Embarked SN 6, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide
4 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant, SN 6, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Multiple wounds to the face and right leg
5 Jun 1917: Involvement SN 6, 43rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas John Carter and Emily Catherine (nee Pollard) Carter; brother of Bertha Emily Carter, Amelia Jane Carter, Thomas Bacon Carter, William Harridge Carter, Emily Priscilla Carter, John Harraidge Carter, Arthur James Carter, George Alfred Carter and Harry Robert Carter;

23 December 1902 - married Emma Edith Norris at the residence of John Norris of Kensington

At the time of enlistment he and Emma were resideing at 70 Sydenham Road, Norwood, SA

Father of Beryl Florence Carter and foster-father of Paris Lloyd Norris

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Had previously served with the Australian Garrison Artillery for  7 years and the 23rd Light Horse for 5 years

Had served an apprenticeship with Harry Slade of Port Adelaide, SA