Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Barter

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Harold Barter

April 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

889785

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of John W. and Marian Barter, of Grand Cascapedia, Bonaventure, P.Q., Canada.

Commemorated on Page 197 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

E. 11.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 551 of 1058.
  • Photo of Harold Barter– This is a picture of Harold (on the left) with his younger brother Forrest (on the right) at Valcartier training camp in 1916. Harold was shot in the stomach on the opening day of the attack on Vimy Ridge and died of his injuries at the Brouay casualty clearing station three days later.  He was 20 years old. He was one of four brothers from Grand Cascapedia, Quebec that served in the Canadian Army during WWI.
  • Photo of HAROLD BARTER– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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