Carpenter, Cecil Henry

Private 4740 Cecil Henry Carpenter. 1st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. D Company.  Killed in action at Beaucourt on 14th November 1916, aged 23.  No known grave. Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

  • Educated at Whitgift Grammar School, Croydon
  • Enlisted at Armoury House, London
  • Residence given as Carshalton, Surrey
  • Admitted into the HAC on 16th November 1915
  • Went overseas on 29th June 1916
  • Killed in action on 14th November 1916
  • Aged 23
  • No known grave
  • Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial to the Missing, France
  • Pier 8. Face A.
  • Son of Henry William and Emelie Carpenter, of “St. Heliers,” Carshalton Park Rd., Carshalton, Surrey.

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