Ernest Hunter CARTER

Full Name Ernest Hunter CARTER
Serial No 2/474
Rank Driver (on embarkation)
Status/Occupation Single / --
Body Main Body, NZEF
Unit New Zealand Field Artillery
Last Address Russell Terrace, Wellington
Next of Kin Sarah Carter, Katikati, Bay of Plenty
WW1 Medal Entitlement 1914-15 Star
British War Medal 1914-19
Victory Medal
Embarked Embarkation on 16th October 1914 aboard either HMNZT 07 (ss Limerick) or HMNZT 12 (ss Arawa) and disembarked 3rd December 1914 at Alexandria, EGYPT
Notes The first contingent of men who embarked for Egypt to serve with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force were called the "Main Body".  The trip from New Zealand to Egypt followed:
Hobart 21st October 1914
Albany (Western Australia) 28th October 1914
Columbia (Ceylon) 15th November 1914
Aden 25th November 1914
Suez 1st December 1914
Alexandria 3rd December 1914