Francis Thomas CARTER


CARTER, Francis Thomas

Service Number: 813
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Enlisted at Ripponlea, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Murrumbeena, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Illness - Enteric Fever, 3 General Hospital Hospital, Mudros, Greece, 8 September 1915
Cemetery: Portianos Military Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row C, Grave 255 Rev. McPherson officiated Headstone inscription reads: Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on his soul
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 813, 5th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Ripponlea, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 813, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 813, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
1 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 813, 5th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wounds unknown

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Potts Carter and Catherine Carter of 212 North Road, Brighton, Victoria, formerly of Sydney Street, Murrumbeena.Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal