CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant George Henry Carter
Died: May 14, 1961

Regimental Number:
432930
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
49th Battalion
Company:
A Coy
Place of Birth:
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Country:
Next of Kin:
David Carter (Brother) Capehill,Smethwick,England.
Address at Enlistment:
Unknown
Date of Birth:
May 14, 1877
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
January 25, 1915
Age at enlistment:
37
Height:
5 Feet 6 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
May 14, 1961
Age at Death:
84
Buried at:
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1543 - 34
Research Notes

Information  updated by S V Pearson, Stettler, Alberta, June 8, 2015

Sources: Attestation document and Veterans Death Card  #943

Relative at time of death - Mrs Kathleen Whipple, neice, of 14957 Thrift Ave., White Rock, B.C. Sgt Carter died in the Grande Prairie Hospital. (Alberta)

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 49th Battalion A Coy

Prior Military service with The King’s Royal Rifle Corps. Regimental #7797, saw service in South Africa.

Grave marker in the Grande Prairie Cemetery states his birth year as 1874.