Herbert Carter

Name

Herbert Carter

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

07/03/1917
27

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
G34097
Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)
17th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION, ROUEN
O.VIII.K8.
France

UK Memorials

Breachwood Green Baptist Church Memorial, Breachwood Green

Pre War

Born 1890 Breachwood Green son of William & Mary Ann Carter. 1891 census- aged 1, living in Breachwood Green. 1901 census-aged 11, living at Breachwood Green. 1911 census-aged 21, General labourer living at Breachwood Green, Welwyn. Married Grace Hilliard 21st Oct 1911.

Wartime Service

Enlisted in Bedford. Killed in action.

Additional Information

Part of 6th Brigade, 2nd Division. In October 1913 awarded the Edward Medal for civilian gallantry by George V for saving the life of William Brandon & trying to save Alfred Butterfield from bottom of a sewer in June of that year. He was employed by Luton

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson, June Colegrove, Mark Morgan www.worldwar1/luton.com for info on Edward Medal and photo.