Sam Carter (c.1882-1916)
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, SAM. Private. No A/24119. 5th Battalion Canadian Infantry. (Saskatchewan Regiment). Son of Mrs Law Carter of Dogley Bar, Kirkburton. Enlisted December, 1914, and was attached to 'B' Company, 5th Canadian Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brigade, 1st Canadian Division. Arrived in England in July, 1915. After being in the trenches for ten months, he came home on leave not having seen his mother and sisters and brothers for five years. On returning to the front he was attached to a different platoon and was killed in action on 6.6.1916, aged 33 years, during a heavy bombardment. Buried LARCH WOOD (RAILWAY CUTTING) CEMETERY, ZILLEBEKE, BELGIUM. Grave location:- Plot 5, Row C, Grave 3.
- ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private CARTER
- regiment: Canadian Infantry
- died: Tuesday, June 6, 1916
- record ID: 488274