Private Samuel James Carter

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Date of Birth


Date of Death

4 Sep 1916

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Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

12 Wood Street
United Kingdom

Place of Death


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War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 2nd November 1916
Pte Samuel James Carter


Pte Samuel James Carter, 27755, 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on September 4th, 1916.

Born in 1880, Samuel was the only son of the late Alfred (died 1904) and Clarissa Elizabeth (died 1887) Carter. The family were living at 57 Hastings Street at the time of his birth, and later moved to Stanley Street and then Bury Park Road.

In early 1916 he married 41-year-old Minnie Foster, of 12 Wood Street, Luton, just a week or two before going to France. For upwards of six years he had lodged at 12 Bridge Street.

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Pte Samuel James Carter

Author: Deejaya

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