George Edward Cater (c.1894-1918)

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:

CATER, GEORGE EDWARD. Lance Corporal. No 305484. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Marsden. Second son of Mr and Mrs W E Cater, Side Ing, Marsden, Huddersfield. Employed as a spinner at Bank Bottom Mills, Marsden. Was an able student at the Marsden Evening School, where he was awarded a gold medal in the session before he joined the army, in August 1914. Was a member of the Order of Rechabites. Embarked for France in April, 1915. Killed in action, 13.4.1918, aged 23 years. Buried LE GRAND BEAUMART BRITISH CEMETERY, STEENWERCK. Grave location:- Special Memorial A 7.
ROH:- Huddersfield Drill Hall; Marsden War Memorial.

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