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 Louis Mark Carter

Louis Mark Carter

Birth
England
Death 16 Aug 2009 (aged 18–19)
Helmand, Afghanistan
Burial Nuneaton, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough, Warwickshire, England
Plot *Cremation location
Memorial ID 40844426 · View Source
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Fusilier
3 Platoon
A Company
2nd Battalion
The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
British Army

He was deployed with the UK contingent of NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Fusilier Carter and Fusilier Simon Annis were trying to carry their injured section commander, Lance Corporal James Fullarton, to safety when a second roadside bomb killed all three. They had been on a foot patrol near Sangin in Helmand province.

Aged 18, from Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Fus. Carter joined the Army in 2007 and after completing his training he was immediately deployed to Afghanistan on his first tour. Fusilier Carter quickly and quietly proved himself to be a respected member of A Company. He was a keen cricketer, rugby player, footballer and Coventry City FC supporter.

He is survived by his parents Mick and Denise, brothers Lee and Sam, and many other relatives and friends.

The funeral, with full military honours, took place on September 3, 2009 at Our Lady of the Angels Roman Catholic Church – just half a mile from Fus Carter's home and next door to his first school.


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  • Created by: Milou
  • Added: 18 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40844426
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Mark Carter (1990–16 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40844426, citing Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough, Warwickshire, England ; Maintained by Milou (contributor 46858724) .