Eccles James Carter

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Lieutenant Eccles James Carter, R.N. (21 September, 1891 – 5 September, 1914) was an officer in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Carter's father, also named Eccles Carter, was a member of the Stock Exchange.

Carter was promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant on 15 May, 1912.

Carter was appointed to Nemesis on 10 October 1912.

Carter was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 May, 1914.

Lieutenant-Commander Wynter of Nemesis noted that Carter "deals with men well".

Carter was appointed to Pathfinder on 6 May 1914 and died when she was torpedoed by U 21 on 5 September 1914.

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