Topic: Ernest Hunter Carter (1881-1956)

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Ernest Hunter Carter served during World War I.

Ernest Hunter Carter was born in Bennets Junction, Canterbury, in 1881. His parents were Robert Henry and Sarah Carter (nee Thompson) who married in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 1874.

He served during World War I as did his brother, Horace Totara Tawa Carter. In 1915 Ernest was admitted to hospital in Alexandria.

In 1925 he married Jessie Shields Logan.

He died in Wellington in 1956 and was cremated at Karori Cemetery.



Cenotaph (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Katikati Burial Records and Headstones (1991) New Zealand Society of Genealogists, Tauranga Group.

Military Personnel File (Archives New Zealand).

Nelson Evening Mail (26 August 1915, p. 7).

The Pioneers, Settlers and Families of Katikati and District (2012) by Christine Clement and Ellen McCormack (pp. 49-50).

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Ernest Hunter Carter (1881-1956)

Note:Service Number: 2/474
First Names:Ernest Hunter
Last Name:Carter
Date of Birth:1881
Date of death:1956
Spouses name:Jessie Shields Logan
Date of marriage:1925
Fathers name:Robert Henry Carter
Fathers date of birth:1853
Fathers place of birth:Stokesley, Yorkshire, England
Fathers date of death:1939
Fathers place of death:Hamilton, New Zealand
Mothers name:Sarah Thompson
Mothers date of birth:c1855
Mothers place of birth:Adelaide, South Australia
Mothers date of death:1933
Mothers place of death:Hamilton, New Zealand
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)