Anzac Autographs in the book of Norah Carter 1919 - A Chickerell Nurse

Daniel Moss has very kindly supplied us with these images from an autograph book dated 19th June 1919 that belonged to a nurse at Monte Video Camp, containing a number of signatures of Anzacs awaiting a boat back to Australia. We would be very interested to hear from anyone who has a photograph or further information on the soldiers listed below. The dates below are of Embarkation and Return to Australia (RTA) taken from the Nominal Roll. Norah’s address was 4 May Terrace, Chickerell on 19.6.1919. In the 1911 census, she was at the same address, aged 10 & born Chickerell:

CARTER, Alfred Head Married 36 1875 Coal Heaver (born) Dorset, Langton Herring

CARTER, Rosa WifeMarried13 years 37 1874 Dorset Chickerell

CARTER, Norah Daughter 10 1901 School Dorset Chickerell

CARTER, Vivien Son 7 1904 Dorset Chickerell

CARTER, Donald Son 4 1907 Dorset Chickerell

RG number: RG14 Piece: 12338 Reference: RG14PN12338 RG78PN701 RD263 SD1 ED7 SN152 Registration District: Weymouth Sub District: Upway Enumeration District: 7 Parish: Chickerell Address: 4 May Terrace East Street Chickerell County: Dorsetshire


Private Robert Cairns Wardrop 7669 3rd Battalion

5/9/16 to 19/8/19


Corporal George Darlington Miller 165 39th Battalion

14/2/16 to 8/9/19


Private Michael Harris 18426 2nd Australian General Hospital

13/6/16 - 7/7/19


Private William Nolan 14617 6th Field Ambulance

29/2/16 to 6/7/19


Private Henry James Arnold 1969 5th Signal Corps

30/3/16 to 15/9/19


Private Arthur Thomas Bugden 11126 2nd Field Ambulance

3/6/16 to 1/8/19


Private William Penn Thompson 7303 4th Battalion

12/2/17 to 6/7/19


Private Walter Ernest Searl 6116 21st Battalion

2/8/16 to 8/7/19


Sapper James Finlayson Stewart 17405 1st Tunnelling Company

6/11/16 to 22/9/19


Maynard - ?


Corporal Geoffrey Walton 2824 29th Company, ASC

28/7/15 to 21/3/19


Private Cyril Vernon Knight 1973 4th Batallion

21/1/15 to 28/9/19


Corpl. Norman William Adams 4126 7th Battalion. Emb. 29/12/15 served in France & transferred to 3rd Pioneers. 29/10/18 admitted hospital in Rouen with ‘flu. Spent several periods at Weymouth & Tidworth camps. Returned to Australia on 20/7/19.


Private John Fassifern McGrath 6357 25th Battalion

12/7/16 to 8/9/19


Private Jack Shackell 13164 AAMC

29/1/16 to ?


Pte. Sidney Talbot 1341(692) 17th Bn. Joined 26/2/1915 at Liverpool NSW aged 28. He was a Carpenter, married, born at Wolverhampton, England. Embarked Sydney per ‘Themistocles’ on 26/2/15. Adm. Hospital on Malta 2/11/15 & rejoined unit 18/2/16. 17/3/16 Joined BEF in France. Next record on 1//4/18 he was in England given leave to learn Pattern Making in Wolverhampton. 16/1/19 transfd to AIF HQ in London- non military employ. 6/7/19 in Weymouth. 1/11/19 Discharged from AIF in London. No record that he returned to Australia.

Address in autograph book: 7 Ruess St, Glebe, Sydney


M Johnston - ?

'Scotty' - ?

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