News Story Puts Light on the Carthy Brothers

Pte. Eric Carthy would be the first brother to perish on December 26, 1915.
Pte. Percy Carthy survived his brother only to be killed at the Somme on September 15, 1916.

A recent news article by Jeff Outhit hi-lights two brothers who served with the 18th Battalion. A strongly recommended read.

“‘To Avenge his death.’ Great War tears a family, city apart” by Jeff Outhit, The Record, Kitchener, Ontario. Published December 26, 2015.

The article focuses on the Carthy brothers, both of Berlin [Kitchener], Ontario, who both joined in Berlin. Eric Carthy joined January 22, 1915 and Percy Joined on the 25th. Their regimental numbers are 54209 and 54210 respectively. The article brings these 18th Battalion soldiers to our memory and allows us to see the results of their loss to a family.

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