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Carter, Albert Desbrisay DSO & Bar (Major)
Prisoner of War 1919-05-22
Birth Date: 1892-07-05 (age 26)
Born: Pointe de Butte, New Brunswick
Leonard & Ettie Goodwin-Carter
Home: Pointe de Butte, New Brunswick.
Decorations: DSO & Bar, MiD(3), CDGB
Unit 123 (F) Sqn- Squadron (RAF) Swift To Strike
Air Chief Marshal
Air Vice Marshal
Warrant Officer 1st Class
Warrant Officer 2nd Class
Aircraftman 1st Class
Aircraftman 2nd Class
A professional soldier, he was commissioned in March 1911. In the infantry he had risen to the rank of Major when he was wounded. On recovery he transferred to the RAF. After flight training he was posted to 19 Squadron in the summer of 1917 and to 123 Sqn (all Canadian) at the end of the war. He was killed in 1919 in a flying accident when a Fokker DVII he was testing broke up in the air. He shot down 28 enemy aircraft.
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