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Herbert Augustine Carter
Birth: May 26, 1874
Death: Jan. 13, 1916

Fourth Somaliland Expedition Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Exeter, England, he served as a Lieutenant in the Mounted Infantry, Indian Army. During a reconnaissance near at Jidball, Somaliland, on December 19, 1903, when two Sections of the Poona Mounted Infantry and the Tribal Horse were retiring them were over came by a force of Dervishes. Lieutenant Carter rode back alone, a distance of four hundred yards, to the assistance a Private who had lost his horse. He was closely pursued by a large number of the enemy and taking the Private up behind him on his horse, brought him safely back. For most prestigious gallantry, he was awarded the Victoria Cross on December 9, 1904. He later attained the rank of Major and was killed in action at Mwelo Mdogo, British East Africa, during World War I. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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St Erth Churchyard
St Erth
Cornwall Unitary Authority
Cornwall, England
 
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Record added: Oct 24, 2003
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