|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Studio portrait of 5052 Private (Pte) Leslie Matthew Carter, 7th Battalion from Brighton Beach, ...
Studio portrait of 5052 Private (Pte) Leslie Matthew Carter, 7th Battalion from Brighton Beach, Victoria. An 18 year old printer prior to enlisting on 1 February 1916, he embarked for overseas with the 16th Reinforcements from Melbourne on 1 April 1916 aboard HMAT Suffolk. He was wounded in action on 24 October 1917 near Passchendaele, Belgium and died of those wounds on 26 October 1917. Pte Carter is buried in the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.