David Carter, born in London, educated in Blackpool, became a teacher after studying
Always interested in bringing alive the voices of participants he used documents
and, for more recent events recordings, of those who were involved in events to illustrate
He wrote and produced programmes for local radio in Newcastle, mainly for a school
audience but also some of wider interest.
After working as a school inspector and headteacher on Tyneside and in London he
has now retired and spends his time between homes in Cumbria and Kent researching
family history and particularly the involvement of his relatives in the First World
Ernest Lionel Carter Stk925 10th Royal Fusiliers (back left) with his parents and
siblings, London c1906.
Back row L-R: Ernest Lionel; Arthur Reginald; Walter; Albert; John Edwin; Henry