Willie Cartwright (1890-1916)

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Willie 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, WILLIE. Acting Company Quarter Master Sergeant. No S/2982. 11th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. Born New Mill 19.12.1890. Son of the late Novello and Ann Cartwright, 43 Crosland Street, Crosland Moor, Huddersfield. Educated at Stile Common Council School. Was a member of the choir at St. Matthew's Church, Primrose Hill, and a member of Lockwood Liberal Club. Employed as a warehouseman by Messrs Joseph Taylor and Sons, iron merchants, of Kirkgate, Huddersfield. At the time of enlistment, was living at 6 Burbeary Road, Lockwood. Enlisted 31.8.1914. Killed in action on the Somme, 15.9.1916, aged 26 years. Buried ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 6, Row J, Grave 28.
ROH:- St. Barnabas Church, Crosland Moor; St. Matthew's Church, Primrose Hill.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission