Louis Harold Carter, Indian Army

1896 Apr 27. Born Halifax, Yorks

1901 census at 3, Chatswood Terrace, Tormoham, Torquay

1911 census at 11 Shirburn Terrace Torquay

1917 Nov 1. The King has approved the grant of the temporary rank of Second Lieutenant in the Indian Army to the following gentlemen: — Louis Harold Carter

1918 Nov 1. Indian Army. Temp. 2nd Lieuts. to be temp. Lieuts. L. H. Carter,

1921 Sep 1. The King has approved the relinquishment of their temp, cominns. in the Ind. Army on completion of service by the undermentioned officers, and the grant or the retention of rank as .shown below:— Lt and retains the rank of Lt. L H Carter

1923 Apr/Jun married in Newton Abbot to Ethel C Arden

1921 May 4. Joined ADRIC with service no. 1933. Posted to R Coy

1921 May 14. Posted to P Coy

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1922 Jan. Appears to have been discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1923 Married in Devon to Ethel C Arden (1897–1987)

1934 Aug 15. Two men were accused of breaking into the offices of Devon Leather Crafts, Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot and stealing £19 belonging to Louis Harold Carter

1939 Jan 6. Leaves UK for USA.

1939 Feb 10. Arrives in UK from New York. He is a manufacturer , travels tourist class, and lives in Devon with his wife in Torquay

1939 Register. Living at Huntly Hotel , Newton Abbot R.D., Devon,. He is a married leather goods manufacturer. The company was called Devon Leathercrafts

1940 Jul 5. RA . The undermentioned Lts. to be Lts.: — Louis Harold CARTER (139760).

1957 Oct/Dec Died Newton Abbot aged 61