Carter, Stephen Charles


War Service:
Second Lieutenant STEPHEN CHARLES CARTER of 7th battalion Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) was killed in action on 18 November 1916, the last day of the Battle of the Somme. He enlisted in the 20th London Regiment in 1914 and was commissioned into 7/Royal West Kent Regiment on 27 June 1916.

He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Dunstan’s College in Catford and in the pages of the History of the Old Dunstonians Rugby Football Club.

He was the son of Arthur Alfred and Mary Anne Carter of 64 Bromley Road, Catford. He was educated at Catford Collegiate School and St Dunstan’s College Catford which he attended from 1907–1909. On leaving school he was employed as a clerk with Cotesworth and Powell of Leadenhall Street in the City.

St Dunstan's College Roll of Honour 1914-1919 : D W Collett, BA (1988)

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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