Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Robert Ernest Carter: CEF Beechwood

22 February 1917 saw the death due to complications of asthma of 41 year old Hon Lieutenant Robert Ernest Carter in Ottawa's St. Luke's Hospital.
He was the son of Robert Suxpitch Carter and Anna nee Goodland (not those named in CWGC records?), both of whom predeceased him. He enlisted in Toronto in July 1915 giving his occupation as designer and served with the Canadian Army Dental Corps.
He emigrated on the Dominion Line ship Canada, arriving in Montreal on 15 May 1904 having previously served in a British medical corps in South Africa.

The Beechwood Grave Reference is: Mil. Section 29. Lot 13-14, Grave 46.

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