Alfred Ernest Carter (c.1882-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CARTER, ALFRED ERNEST. Private. No 23692. 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Born Meltham. Son of Mr William Carter (clerk to the Meltham Urban District Council) and Eliza Carter. Employed as a cashier at the Market Place branch of the London, City and Midland Bank Limited. Attended Meltham Parish Church. Killed in action at the Battle of Arras, 3.5.1917, 34. Has no known grave. Commemorated on the ARRAS MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
ROH:- St. Bartholomew's Church, Meltham.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

  • regiment: Royal Fusiliers
  • died: Thursday, May 3, 1917
  • age: 34 years
  • record ID: 743783