Dyson Cartwright (1889-1918)
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, DYSON. Private. No M/272121. V1 Corps Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps. Born Jacob's Row, Lockwood, 17.11.1889. Son of the late William Henry and Hannah Cartwright; husband of Edith Cartwright, 202 Whitehead Road, Primrose Hill. Educated at Mount Pleasant Board School, Huddersfield. Employed as a motor driver. Enlisted 27.11.1916. Accidentally drowned in France, 11.8.1918, aged 28. Buried HUBY-St. LEU BRITISH CEMETERY. Grave location:- Row D, Grave 2.
- ROH:- Lockwood Baptist Church.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private DYSON CARTWRIGHT
- regiment: Army Service Corps
- died: Sunday, August 11, 1918
- age: 28 years
- record ID: 591507
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #591507)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #739012)