Gordon Cartwright (c.1898-1915)

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Gordon Cartwright

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, GORDON. Private. No 2082. 1/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born 291 Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield. Son of Charles and Marion Cartwright. Educated at Moldgreen Church of England School. Was a member of Moldgreen Church Boy Scouts. Employed in his father's grocery business as a grocer's assistant. Enlisted 8.9.1914. Wounded in the head, 9.7.1915, near Ypres. Died of wounds at No 10 Casualty Clearing Station on 12.7.1915, aged 17 years. Buried LIJSSENTHOEK MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row C, Grave 3.
ROH:- Christ Church, Moldgreen; Huddersfield Drill Hall; commemorated on headstone in Kirkheaton Cemetery.
Brother of Private CHARLES CARTWRIGHT, killed in action, 2.5.1918..

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