Carter, George Henry

Regimental Number: 432930
Rank: Sergeant
Branch: 49th Battalion

George was born in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England on May 14, 1877. He filed on a homestead at 20-75-2-W6. George enlisted in the Canadian army on January 25, 1915 in Edmonton. He had previously served with The King’s Royal Rifle Corps (Regimental #7797) and had seen service in South Africa. George received shrapnel wounds to his left wrist, and was discharged in November of 1918 because of myalgia, caused by ‘exposure’ at Ypres in May of 1916. He died on March 14, 1961, and was buried in the Grande Prairie Cemetery.