LEST WE FORGET

Second Lieutenant Seton Rodney CARTER

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Unit: 52nd Squadron, Royal Flying Corps (based at Longavesnes, France)
Died: Air Operations, France, 14 April 1917, Aged 21 Years
Buried: Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas de Calais, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mrs. Dot Synnot Tinkler (formerly Carter), of Yarra St., Geelong, Victoria, Australia, and the late Francis Mark Rodney Carter. Native of Dublin
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 14 April 1917, Lieutenant Cleweth Thomas Lees Donaldson RFC (Pilot) and Second Lieutenant Carter (Observer) flying in a BE2g aircraft were shot down and killed near Metz-en-Couture.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 157, 46393

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