Anthony Edward CARTER


CARTER, Anthony Edward

Service Number: 402012
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1 April 1916
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Libya, 23 January 1942, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 402012

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Bristol Bombay L5811 of 216 Squadron RAF left El Adem for Msus [Zawiyat Masus] in Libya but failed to arrive

Sergeant Anthony Edward Carter 402012 (Observer - formerly with 70 Operational Training Unit) was killed - his body was not recovered and he is commemorated on the Alamein Memorial

Flying Officer Frank Edward Wilcox 84295 RAF and Flying Officer James Nicholas Gordon Bateman 88435 RAF became POWs along with Sergeant John Robert Bell 404137 RAAF (discharged as a Warrant Officer 25 Jan 1946)