Carter, John Edwin –

Son of John Thomas and Hannah Maria Carter (nee Wade), of 71, Tonge Park Avenue, Bolton, Lancashire. Formerly employed by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company as a Clerk. Lost with the torpedoed troopship Royal Edward at Gallipoli.

Personal details

  • Surname: Carter
  • Forename: John Edwin
  • Date of birth: January 24th, 1893
  • Birth place: Tonge, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 23
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 13th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 2nd/1st East Lancashire Field Ambulance.
  • Service number: 315
  • Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 20/08/1915
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c*
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 20/08/1915

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