Born: May 6, 1915, Camden Town, London, England.
Died: March 13, 2004, London, England.
Cremated: March 24, 2004, West Norwood Cemetery, London, England.
Carter attended Christ’s Hospital, Horsham, West Sussex, and Balliol College, Oxford, then taught at Frensham Heights School.
He served in a Quaker ambulance unit in World War II. After the war, he became a freelance writer and broadcaster.