Lancelot (Lance) CARTHEW MM Update Details

CARTHEW, Lancelot

Service Numbers: 10762, S75466
Enlisted: 15 April 1942
Last Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Last Unit: 6th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Scotts Creek, South Australia, 25 April 1893
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Adelaide University
Occupation: School Teacher and Principal
Died: Blackwood Community Hospital, SA, Australia, 10 February 1967, aged 73 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Centennial Park Cemetery, South Australia
RSL, Wall 126, Niche B002
Memorials: Adelaide High School Honour Board, Adelaide University of Adelaide WW1 Honour Roll, Aldgate War Memorial, Scott's Creek & Longwood Roll of Honour, Scott's Creek and Longwood Roll of Honor, South Australian Education Department Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Jan 1916: Involvement Gunner, 10762, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '4' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Afric embarkation_ship_number: A19 public_note: ''
5 Jan 1916: Embarked Gunner, 10762, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Afric, Melbourne

World War 2 Service

15 Apr 1942: Involvement Lieutenant Colonel, S75466
15 Apr 1942: Enlisted Mount Gambier, SA
15 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (WW2) , Lieutenant Colonel, S75466
15 Feb 1946: Discharged

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World War I:

Enlisted in Scotts Creek, South Australia 7th September 1915

Service number 10762

2nd Reinforcements, 6th Field Artillery Brigade

Awarded the Military Medal 6th October 1917

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette: 
7 March 1918 - Page 399, position 105

London Gazette: 
19 November 1917 - Page 11974, position 6


World War II:

Enlisted in Mount Gambier, South Australia 15th April 1942

Service number S75466

9th Battalion South Australia Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

Retired 14th February 1946



Attended The University of Adelaide, completing a Bachelor of Arts

Played for Sturt in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL), debuting 31st July 1920 in round 12 as the 220th senior player of the club

Married Doris Cleggett in 1923