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Wancourt British Cemetery

Wancourt British Cemetery, near Arras

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Friday 6 September 1918

Roll of Honour. It is with sincere regret we chronicle the death which took place in action on 29 August of Private Clarence Carter of the Canadians. This gallant soldier was in his 21st year and was born in Canada, his father being a Jerseyman who now resides in Montreal. His grandmother, Mrs John Carter, is now living at 10 Duhamel Place and many of the relatives reside in the Island. A well known Jerseyman, Ralph Bliault also of the Canadians, writing to his mother here states that Clarence Carter died a minute after being hit, he having received a machine gun bullet in the heart. He states he saw the deceased a few minutes before the attack and he was talking about the time when they would be going on leave together. We offer the bereaved family our heartfelt sympathy.

Canadian attestation papers

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record


Clarence Carter

Private Clarence Carter
24th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Son of Walter John Carter

Killed in action, aged 20 years


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