Carter, Harry

Harry Carter, Sergeant 68055, 111th Siege Bty, Royal Garrison Artillery
Killed in action 12th June 1917 in Belgium, aged 29

 

EARLY LIFE

Son of Isaac William and Emily Carter, of Congleton. Architect and Surveyor. Late of Land Valuation Department, Kings Buildings, Chester.

Harry Carter was educated at the King’s School, Macclesfield.

More information will be added here when research is complete.

 

WW1 SERVICE

 

 

COMMEMORATION

Sgt Harry Carter is buried in Grave Ref. N. 5. in the Maple Leaf Cemetery, Belgium. His family asked for the words “NOT LOST TO MEMORY, NOR TO LOVE, BUT GONE TO HIS FATHER’S HOME ABOVE” to be added to his headstone. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Sgt Harry Carter, and he is listed on the Imperial War Museum’s Lives of the First World War website.

Locally, Sgt Harry Carter is commemorated on the King’s School war memorial, and the Congleton (Lawton Street and St Peter’s Church) war memorials.

 

SOURCES

Commonwealth War Graves Commission website
Lives of the First World War website

 


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