CARTER, Thomas

Rank: 
Gunner
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Artillery
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
1491335
Died : 
Sunday, May 31, 1942
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Age: 
24
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Gunner Thomas Carter died in a boating accident at Largs.
 
Extract from the Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 06 June 1942
Gunner Thomas Carter, Royal Artillery, fourth son of Mrs. L. Carter, of Scotton, near Richmond, has been drowned at Largs, Scotland. Carter, a Commando, and Mr. John Ramage, son of a member of the Paisley Police Force, were in a small boat which overturned. Ramage, who was able to swim, was rescued. 
 
Sources
CWGC.
ROH in Commando-Memoirs of a Fighting Commando in WW2 by Brig Durnford-Slater.
British Newspaper Archive.
 
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