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VC618   Frederick Barter

BORN   17 January 1891

DIED   15 May 1953   AGE   72

VC Won    16 May 1915   AGE   24

Place VC Won   Festubert, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Frederick Barter   No.   3902   

VC Issue No.   618   Awards   VC   MC

Regiment   Special Reserve attached to 1st Battalion, A Company, Royal Welch Fusiliers


Now   1st Battalion The Royal Welsh Regiment

Rank VC Won   Company Sergeant-Major

Rank End Of Career   Captain

Place Of Birth   60 Daniel Street, Cathays, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, Wales

Place Of Death   St Ann's Nursing Home, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Cremated   Bournemouth Crematorium, Strouden Avenue, Dorset, England

Date Buried/Cremated   19 May 1953

Headstone   Ashes   Plot/Grave no.   Rose Garden, Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted   26 June 1915

VC Presented   12 July 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


Barter Road (no sign) & Barter Court, Barracks Field estate, off Kingsmill Road, Hightown, Wrexham, Clwyd, Wales

By The Way…

On 10 April 1918 his life was saved by (981) Rifleman Karanbahadur Rana VC at El Kefr, Palestine. He was later awarded the VC for his actions on that day

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Regimental Museum of the Royal Welch Fusiliers, The Queen's Tower, Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales



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