Carter, Herbert Gordon, DSO (Lieutenant Colonel, b.1885 - d.1963)

Accession Number 1DRL/0192
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2cm
Object type Letter
Maker Carter, Herbert Gordon
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Egypt, France
Date made 1914-1919
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM315 419/017/001
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright restrictions apply. Only personal, non-commercial, research and study use permitted. Permission of copyright holder required for any commercial use and/or reproduction.

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Gordon Carter DSO, 5 Pioneer Battalion, Egypt, Gallipoli and France, 1914-1919. Collection includes extracts from letters sent by Carter to family in Australia. Copies made by H. J. Carter, father of Lieutenant Colonel Herbert Gordon Carter and presented to the Memorial, 1930. Location of originals unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant Colonel, DSO, 5th Pnr Bn, AIF. Born 1885. RTA 5 April 1919. Husband of Sister Lydia King see 3DRL/6040. Eldest son of H. J. Carter. Elder brother of Captain Robert Burnside Carter MC, AAMC, (RMO, 123 Brigade Royal Field Artillery); 344 Sapper Edward Moore Carter, 1 Field Company, Engineers (wounded ANZAC 12 July 1915; died at Malta 23 July 1915), and Sister Ursula Mary Carter, AANS (2 General Hospital).