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Hugh Carter

In memory of:

Private Hugh Carter

August 10, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Machine Gun Corps


1st Battalion

Additional Information


February 28, 1894
Marches Point, Newfoundland and Labrador


May 8, 1915
Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia

Son of James Carter and Anna Young of Marches Point, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

III. A.A. 3.


Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Hugh Carter– Hugh Carter, son of James Carter and Anna Young of Marches Point, Newfoundland.
  • 1st Battalion, Machine Gun Corps– Hugh Carter's Company
1st Battalion Machine Gun Corps (WW1)
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 727 of 1004.
  • Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetry– Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetry, Somme, France, where Hugh Carter's Headstone is located.
  • Grave Marker– Headstone in the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetry, Somme, France

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