Albert Jeffrey Cartwright (known as Bertie), born in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales on 29 October 1890, the first son of Esther Humphreys (his birth certificate indicates no father’s name). The 1891 and 1901 Censuses show Albert as the son of Elias and Ann Cartwright of Hanmer Road, Tybroughton, Flintshire, Wales. We can only assume that the Cartwright’s ‘adopted’ Albert who assumed their name at some point after 1901. The first adoption laws were introduced into the UK in 1926.
Husband to Priscilla Cartwright (nee Hopkin) (married 24 April 1915) of 189 Bridgend Road, Aberkenfig, Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales.
Regiment : 2nd Battalion Welsh Regiment
Rank : Private
Service Number : 1567
Died from wounds; France 26 September 1915 Aged 24
More information about Albert Jeffrey Cartwright is available from Flintshire War Memorials.
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