Charles Cartwright (1888-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

CARTWRIGHT, CHARLES. Lance Corporal. No 175305. 1/1st Queen's Own Yorkshire Dragoons. Born 281 Church Lane, Moldgreen, 20.7.1888. Son of Charles and Mary Ellen Cartwright. Educated at Moldgreen Church of England School. Employed by Messrs Rippon Brothers as a motor car builder. Single. Enlisted 1.9.1914. Embarked for France in July, 1915. Killed by the bursting of a shell at Brandhoek, Belgium, 2.5.1918, aged 29 years. Buried BRANDHOEK NEW MILITARY CEMETERY No 3. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row A, Grave 15.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.
Brother of Private GORDON CARTWRIGHT, who died of wounds, 9.7.1915.

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