Private 402480 Leonard Bertie CARTER

Reason: Killed in Action
Place:   Vimy Ridge
Date and age: 9 Apr 1917 | 20 yrs
Main Battle:   Battle of Arras
Action:   Canadian Corps attack on Vimy Ridge
CWGC Cemetery:   Nine Elms Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Grave:   I.D.29
SWFHS Memorial: Southam
Other Memorial:   Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Unit: 10th Battalion (Canadians)
Regiment: Canadian Infantry
Brigade:   1st Brigade | 1st Division | Canadian Expeditionary Force
Awarded: Yet to be established
Enlisted: 13 Jan 1915 Walkerton, Ontario, Canada
Age:   At enlistment Leonard lied and added 1 year to his age - he was 17
In Theatre:   27 Mar 1916 in France
Born:   29 Aug 1896 at Southam
 
Baptised:   28 Feb 1897 at Southam
   
Parents: Harry and Ellen Carter [nee Usher]
 
1901 Address: Banbury Road, Southam
Census
1911 Address: Bruce North, Ontario, Canada
 
1914 Occupation:
Farmer / Labourer