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Carter and participant in the Great Strike 1917 who was shot by strike-breaker Reginald Wearne on Bridge Road, Camperdown on 30 August 1917. Merv Flanagan was shot and killed by Wearne in the same incident. Flanagan's brother, James, and Williams were both charged with 'using violence with intent to prevent Wearne from following his lawful occupation' and sentenced to three months hard time. Charges against Wearne, the brother of WE Wearne, then the Member for Namoi, were dismissed by a Coroners Court.