To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Bombardier

Leslie Carter

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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

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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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

 

Died

Age 24

1943/07/28

Cause of death Dysentery

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

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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’.

 

Memorial

KANCHANABURI War CEMETERY

4. A. 51.

Carter-Leslie - Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Site Plan

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

 

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Pacific Star

War Medal

1939-1945 Star

 

Information

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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