We remember Nelson Victor Carter

We remember Nelson Victor Carter

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Timeline

Timeline

1878
sibling Winnie B M Carter Source:8535125 1878
1882
sibling Martin L Carter Source:8535125 1882
1883
sibling Edwin R Carter Source:8535125 1883
1886
sibling Joseph T Carter Source:8535125 1886
1887
birth Christchurch, Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8500318 Source:8500328 9th April 1887
1891
location 3 Hydridge Terrace, Latimer Road, Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8535125 5th April 1891
1891
dates Age 4 Source:8535125 5th April 1891
1892
sibling Gordon Carter Source:8535123 1892
1894
sibling Ernest Carter Source:8535123 1894
1896
sibling Jess Carter Source:8535123 1896
1898
sibling Flo Carter Source:8535123 1898
1901
employment Carter Boy on Farm Source:8535123 31st March 1901
1901
location Harebeating, Hailsham, Sussex United Kingdom parents address Source:8535123 31st March 1901
1911
dates Age 13 Source:8535123 31st March 1911
1911
employment Groom (Domestic) Source:8535122 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 23 Source:8535122 2nd April 1911
1911
location Soldiers and Sailors Help Society, 25 and 27 Upperton Road, Eastbourne United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8535122 2nd April 1911
1911
marriage Catherine Aka Kathleen Camfield Source:8535121 13th October 1911
1914
service British Army Private 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Service Battalion Source:8500328 5th September 1914 - 29th September 1914
1914
enlistment Eastbourne United Kingdom Source:8500322 5th September 1914
1914
employment General Labourer Source:8500328 5th September 1914
1914
service British Army Sergeant 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Service Battalion Source:8500328 29th September 1914 - 10th November 1914
1914
service British Army Company Sergeant Major 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Source:8500328 10th November 1914 - 28th January 1915
1915
service British Army Warrant Officer Class 2 SD/4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Source:8500328 28th January 1915 - 20th August 1915
1915
service British Army Acting Regimental Sergeant Major 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Source:8500328 20th August 1915 - 16th October 1915
1915
service British Army Company Sergeant Major SD/4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Source:8705140 16th October 1915 - 30th June 1916
1916
children Jessie Olive Carter Source:8500323 2nd January 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8500323 4th March 1916 - 30th June 1916
1916
dates Age 29 Source:8449708 30th June 1916
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8449708 30th June 1916
1916
missing Source:8500328 30th June 1916
hospitalisation "Hemorage of bladder". Hospital/Institution Source:8500328
location 33 Greys Road, Old Town, Eastbourne United Kingdom their own address Source:8500328
service British Army Royal Garrison Artillery Source:8500328
1916
death Killed in Action See VC citation. "After carrying several wounded men into safety, he was himself mortally wounded and died in a few minutes." Boar's Head, Richebourg l'Avoue France Source:8449708 Source:8500318 30th June 1916
burial Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Laventie, Pas de Calais Map reference: 36 S16 A1.2. No cross on grave. Means of identification: Disc. France Plot VI, Row C, Grave 17 Source:8449708

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Nelson Victor
Initials NV
Last Name Carter,
Source 8449708
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
3 Hydridge Terrace, Latimer Road, Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom parents address known 5th April 1891
33 Greys Road, Old Town, Eastbourne United Kingdom their own address
Harebeating, Hailsham, Sussex United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
Soldiers and Sailors Help Society, 25 and 27 Upperton Road, Eastbourne United Kingdom other group residence address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Royal Garrison Artillery
British Army 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Company Sergeant Major
British Army 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Acting Regimental Sergeant Major
British Army SD/4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Warrant Officer Class 2
British Army 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Service Battalion Private
British Army 4 Royal Sussex Regiment 11th Service Battalion Sergeant
British Army SD/4 Royal Sussex Regiment 12th Battalion Company Sergeant Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Jessie Olive Carter daughter 2nd January 1916
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Carter father
Harriett mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gordon Carter brother 1892
Ernest Carter brother 1894
Jess Carter brother 1896
Flo Carter sister 1898
Winnie B M Carter sister 1878
Martin L Carter brother 1882
Edwin R Carter brother 1883
Joseph T Carter brother 1886
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Catherine Aka Kathleen Camfield wife 13th October 1911
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-09-05 6'1"

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription John65615
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Patricia58160
Southdown Battalions 1914-1918 Transcription Patricia58160
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patricia58160
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patricia58160
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Patricia58160
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Patricia58160
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Yvonne27542
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Yvonne27542

External Evidence

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WWI Service Medal and Award Rolls – Victory & British War Medals Yvonne27542
Profile on Wikipedia. Trevor321
The London Gazette - Victoria Cross Trevor321
BBC Remembrance Wall Yvonne27542
Documents held at West Sussex Record Office Yvonne27542

Multimedia

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Victoria Cross John65615
Remembered with Honour John65615
Major Nelson Victor Carter VC Desmond1478
Headstone Trevor321
Blue Plaque at 33 Greys Road, Eastbourne Yvonne27542
Hailsham War Memorial John65615
Royal Sussex Chapel Chichester Cathedral John65615
Hailsham Council School War Memorial John65615
Memorial Stone John65615
Centennial Commemorative Paving Stone John65615
Centennial Commemorative Paving Stone John65615
Hailsham Parish Church John72644
Boar’s Head Memorial in Worthing Yvonne27542

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We remember Nelson Victor Carter