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Col Samuel George Carter

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Col Samuel George Carter

Birth
Harwich, Tendring District, Essex, England
Death
17 Jun 1887 (aged 60)
St Helier, Bailiwick of Jersey
Burial
St Saviour, Bailiwick of Jersey
Plot
2.12 24
Memorial ID
99341157 View Source

Fourth son of Samuel George and Isabella Louis Howe Carter nee Browne, who are buried nearby. Served in the 51st Foot (The 2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment and the 62nd Foot (The Wiltshire) Regiment. Fought and was wounded in the assault and capture of Bassein, Burma. Was honoured with the best thanks of the Governor General in Council and promoted Captain.
He was later promoted Major 62nd Foot in 1868 and retired on full pay with the honorary rank of Colonel in 1876. Died at Edgefield, St Peter, Jersey. Buried 22 June 1887 at St Saviour's church.
The Parish of St Saviour is adjacent to the Parish of St Helier.

Fourth son of Samuel George and Isabella Louis Howe Carter nee Browne, who are buried nearby. Served in the 51st Foot (The 2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment and the 62nd Foot (The Wiltshire) Regiment. Fought and was wounded in the assault and capture of Bassein, Burma. Was honoured with the best thanks of the Governor General in Council and promoted Captain.
He was later promoted Major 62nd Foot in 1868 and retired on full pay with the honorary rank of Colonel in 1876. Died at Edgefield, St Peter, Jersey. Buried 22 June 1887 at St Saviour's church.
The Parish of St Saviour is adjacent to the Parish of St Helier.


Inscription

In Loving Memory of
Col SAMUEL GEORGE CARTER
Formerly 52st Kings Own Lt Infantry
And later Commanding H M 62nd Regt.
Born 26 Nov 1826 – Died 17 June 1887
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