Ernest Cartwright (1892-1918)

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, ERNEST. 2nd Lieutenant. 5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Herbert and Minnie Cartwright, Co-operative Terrace, Wooldale. Educated at Holmfirth Day School. Attended Wooldale Wesleyan Church and Sunday School, being a member of the Church choir. Employed by Mr W E Goldthorpe, mill furnisher, of Thongsbridge. Married. Enlisted at the outbreak of the war in the 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment as a signaller. Killed in action near Famars, 1.11.1918, 26. Buried MAING COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION. Grave location:- Row C, Grave 5.
ROH:- Wooldale War Memorial.