William was born in Dublin and died on 19 April 1915, aged 21, during the battle for Hill 60.
He enlisted in Ilford into the 123 Heavy Battery, 88th Brigade Royal Garrison, his service no. 34833. He gave his address as ‘Lyndhurst’, Ramsden Bellhouse.
William Carter rests in Ypres Town Extension Cemetery. An officer returned his cap badge and buttons to his family.