To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Leslie Carter


1918/08/17 - Born Liverpool

Son of William Henry and Mary Alice Carter

Occupation Merchant

Royal Artillery

7 Coast Regiment


1942/03/12 - Casualty List No.769. Reported ‘Missing’.

1943/09/12 - WO 417/66, Casualty List No 1245. Previously posted on Casualty List No 769 as Missing now reported Prisoner of War with Rank as Acting Bombardier.


Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. IV 3906

Japanese Index Card - Side One


Japanese Index Card - Side Two


1942/10/23 - 11.30 Hours, kit inspection by Commanding Officer

1400 Hours, kit inspection by Japanese at Road Junction

1942/10/24 - 1200 Hours, parade for march to station

1730 Hours, Train leaves Singapore Station

Transported overland to Thailand with ‘Y’ Letter Group, train 1

18th train to Thailand

Group 4

Commander Major P.S.F. Jackson, 7 Coast, RA

New PoW No. IV 4197

Died Tha Sao, Thailand



Age 24


Cause of death Dysentery

Tha Sao, St. Lukas No. 2 Cemetery, Grave No. 72


After the war he was moved to a Commonwealth War Cemetery


1945/07/09 - WO417/94-1, Casualty List No. 1803. Previously reported on Casualty List No. 1245 as Prisoner of War in Japanese Hands. Previous Theatre of War, Malaya. Reported ‘Died’.




4. A. 51.

Carter-Leslie - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Site Plan

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery




1939-1945 Star-tn

Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star



Alison Lennon

Japanese Transports

Thailand - Burma Railway

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KEW Files:- WO 361/2172, WO 392/23, WO 345/9, WO 361/1979, WO 361/1954, WO 361/1987, WO 361/2169, WO 361/2058, WO 361/2235, WO 361/2053, WO 361/2184, WO 361/2068, WO 361/2068,


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