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Great War Memorial Plaque named to Harold Rupert Petter, a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, formerly a Private with the Seaforth Highlanders, who was present out on the Western Front from 1st May 1915, being commissioned in Ja

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Product ID: CMA/29122
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Great War Memorial Plaque named to Harold Rupert Petter, a 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, formerly a Private with the Seaforth Highlanders, who was present out on the Western Front from 1st May 1915, being commissioned in January 1916, he was then killed in action during the Battle of Arras on 3rd May 1917.

Great War Memorial Plaque named to; (HAROLD RUPERT PETTER)

Condition: Nearly Extremely Fine.

Harold Rupert Petter was born in Brockley, Kent, and after being educated at the Commercial Traveller’s School for Orphan and Necessitous Children in Hatch End, Pinner, north London, went on to become a clerk, who was living in Bayswater in 1911. With the outbreak of the Great War, Petter saw service initially as a Private (No.1943) with the Seaforth Highlanders, and was present out on the Western Front from 1st May 1915, before being commissioned on 28th January 1916 as a 2nd Lieutenant with the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Petter was serving with the 1st Battalion when he was killed in action during the Battle of Arras on 3rd May 1917. A copied image of the recipient exists amongst the research.