2467 Alfred Nathaniel CARTER

Date of enlistment 20th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action twice – including at Bullecourt

Promoted to Corporal

Summary of Corporal Carter’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
25th July 1918 Australia Discharged – medically unfit
20th December 1917 England Return to Australia on A54 Runic for discharge
17th September 1917 England Discharged from hospital and transferred to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
31st August 1917 England Transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital Dartford
24th May 1917 England Admitted 2nd London General Hospital
22nd May 1917 France Embarked Rouen for England on HS W.Australia
5th May 1917 France Admitted 5th General Hospital
3rd May 1917 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – shell wound left elbow. Missile struck him behind elbow joint removing portion of ulna and causing an extensive wound with involvement of elbow joint
24th January 1917 France Promoted to Corporal
9th January 1917 France Re-joined Battalion
16th December 1916 France Marched in to 2ADBD Etaples
21st November 1916 France Transferred to No.2 Convalescent Depot
19th November 1916 France Admitted to 1AGH Rouen
17th November 1916 France Wounded in Action – shell wound right arm
30th July 1916 France Appointed Lance-Corporal
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
28th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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