In Remembrance

Two Warrington Masons died in the First World War.

Lieutenant Percy Carter

Lieutenant Percy Carter

Lieutenant Percy Carter, who was 41 years of age, was the fourth son of the late Mr T B Carter and was a director of the firm of Carter and Sons Ltd., bakers and corn dealers, Bridge Street Warrington. He was educated at Aston Hall and Harrogate College, Yorkshire. He had rendered valuable public service in various capacities. He was a magistrate for the Eddisbury Division of Cheshire and a member of Frodsham Lordship Parish Council and Parochial Committee.

He took a great interest in the work of Frodsham Auxiliary Military Hospital, having served on the Board of Management. He had also, at various times acted as commander of the Frodsham detachment of the Cheshire Volunteer Regiment, chairman of the Frodsham Liberal Club and hon. Secretary of the Eddisbury Liberal Association. He was an active member of the Gilbert Greenall Lodge No 1250. He died on 9 April 1918 and left four children.

Lance-Corporal William H Robinson was the son of the late Mr W H Robinson for many years cashier at Joseph Crosfield and Sons, and president of the Warrington Cricket and Bowling Club. He was 39 years of age and well known in Warrington, where he had a large circle of friends. He was formerly on the staff of the Liverpool and Manchester District Banking Co. Ltd., of Sankey Street Warrington. He joined the Colours in the early days of the war as a dispatch rider. He was an active member of the Lodge of Friendship, No 2963. He was in hospital at Sangatte where he died on 24 August 1918, of bomb wounds received during an air-raid at the front. He left a widow and one child.