Carter, Walter Earl

Regimental Number: 2490
Rank: Lieutenant
Branch: Lord Strathcona’s Horse; Royal Flying Corps

Walter was born in Edmonton on December 1, 1893. He filed on a homestead at 8-74-5-W6, north of Sexsmith. In September of 1914, Walter traveled to Valcartier to enlist in the Canadian army; he served both with the Lord Strathcona’s Horse and the Royal Flying Corps. On March 22, 1918 Walter was killed in an airplane accident at Yatesbury, England.

Sources: homestead record