CEF Soldier Detail

Lieutenant Walter Earl Carter
Died: March 22, 1918

Regimental Number:
2490
Survived War:
No
Force:
Air Force
Regiment:
Royal Air Force
Battalion:
17th Training Squadron
Company:
Place of Birth:
Edmonton, Alberta
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
C. J. Carter; father; 533 - 15 St., Edmonton, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Birth:
December 1, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Bank clerk
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Valcartier, Quebec
Date of Enlistment:
September 25, 1914
Age at enlistment:
20
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Wesleyan
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Unknown    
Cause of Death:
Died in War, unknown cause
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
March 22, 1918
Age at Death:
24
Buried at:
Yatesbury (All Saints) Churchyard, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Plot:
6
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1550 - 24
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Rank Regiment Unit Company
Lieutenant Royal Air Force 17th Training Squadron
Lieutenant Canadian Militia Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
Trooper Canadian Cavalry 19th Alberta Dragoons 1st Canadian Divisional Cavalry Squadron

Prior military - 6 weeks 19th Alberta Dragoons

Joined 19th Alberta Dragoons in Edmonton, Alberta and ended up in Lord Strathcona's Horse at Valcartier, Quebec