Altrincham WW1 - Surnames starting with the letter H. 

Herbert Hatfield Harter

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:2nd Bn M.G. Rgt
Name of Rgt or Ship:Grenadier Guards*
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:BelgiumGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Artillery Wood Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the December quarter 1884 in the Altrincham R.D. - ref: 
8a/173, the youngest son of William James & Mary Louisa Harter (nee
Birley).  They married in 1865 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D.

In 1875,the family funded the Mobberley Infants School built opposite their

In 1881 William & Mary are residing at New Hall, Mobberley, next door to
the Old Hall.  William's occupation given as - J.P. (Justice of the Peace)
and Merchant.  They had 2 sons and 2 daughters, all born at Mobberley.  
They also had a Butler, Footman, a Cook and a Nurse.

Herbert was baptised at Mobberley on the 30th December 1884 - son of
William James & Mary Louisa Harter.

The 1890 Voter's list for the Township of Mobberley lists William James
Harter as residing at Tunbridge Wells, Kent.  His electoral qualification
is -  "Freehold House & Land", namely Mobberley Hall.  He is also recorded
as a Voter in the Tunbridge Wells District, residing at 5 Neville Park,
Tunbridge Wells.   Ditto 1890, except that his abode is now - West Leigh,
Artery (sic) Road, Wimbledon.  Ditto 1891 and 1892

1891 Census - West Leigh, Arterberry Road, Wimbledon, Surrey.   Apart from
William J Harter, only the initials of all the other members of the family
are recorded.   Son (HH) aged: 6 - born: Mobberley.   Head of household -
William J. Harter - Married - aged: 55 - occ: Justice of the Peace - born:
Eccles, Lancashire.   Also Mary Louisa (ML) - Wife - aged: 48 - born:
Chorlton on Medlock, Manchester.  Plus 2 elder sisters born at Mobberley
and 4 domestic servants.

1901 Census - Wellington College Master's House, Crowthorne, Berkshire.  
Pupil - aged: 16 - born: Kent.   His parents are now residing at 3 The
Drive, Wimbledon.  William's occupation given as - Bank Director & J.P.

His father - William James Harter died at Bern, Switzerland in 1905 - aged:

1911 Census - No Trace.   His widowed mother is now residing at the
Chatsworth Hotel, Grand Parade, Eastbounre, Sussex.

Attd the No.2 Machine Gun Company.

Commemorated on a private plaque in S.S. Wilfred & Mary Church, Mobberley,
which states that he was killed at Koekuit, near Ypres, Belgium.

CWGC - Son of William James & Mary L. Harter of Harcourt Terrace, South
Kensington, London.

The 22/12/1917 edition of the Reading Mercury reports on a Memorial Service
held at the Wellington College.  The report includes a complete list of all
the Wellington College Old boys lost during the War.  He is also
commemorated on St. Luke's P.C. War Memporial, Redcliffe Gardens,
Kensington, London.

Memorials found on:
St. Wilfred's (Mobberley)
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