|On 16 May 1915
at Festubert, France, Company Sergeant-Major Barter, when in the first
line of German trenches, called for volunteers to enable him to extend
our line, and with the eight men who responded, he attacked the German
position with bombs, capturing three German officers, 102 men and 500
yards of their trenches. He subsequently found and cut 11 of the enemy's
mine leads situated about 20 yards apart.
Frederick Barter was born in Cardiff on 17 January 1891 and died on
15 May 1953 at Poole, Dorset. He was cremated at
Bournemouth. His Victoria Cross is on display at the Royal Welch
Fusiliers Museum, Caernarvon.