Glamorgan Gazette 29 October 1915

Report in the Glamorgan Gazette 29 October 1915 regarding the death of Albert Jeffrey Cartwright

"Private Albert Cartwright (1567), 2nd Battalion, Welsh Regiment, B.E.F., France, was one of the British heroes who died on the battlefield, fighting for his King and country. He was a young man of 24 years of age, and was well known at Angelton, where he had been an attendant for about two years. From there he went to Ogmore Vale, where he worked for about eighteen months. He enlisted in August, 1914, and went out to France in November of the same year. On January 28th this year he was wounded, in action at La Basse, France. On February 1st he was transferred to the Metropolitan Hospital, London, and remained there until March. Then he went home to recuperate at Whitchurch, Salop. On April 24th, 1915, he was married to Miss Priscilla Hopkin, 189 Bridgend Road, Aberkenfig, at Penyfai Church. A few days after his marriage he was again drafted out to France, and on September 26th he was seriously wounded, and died on September 27th. A letter was received from the chaplain of West Riding Casualty Clearing Station stating that Priv. Cartwright bore his wounds with the greatest patience, and "died as bravely as he fought." He was the son of Mr. Elias Cartwright, Ty Broughton Farm, Whitchurch, Salop. Young Mrs. Cartwright, being well known at Aberkenfig, has the sympathy of a large number of friends in her great loss."

Glamorgan Gazette 29 October 1915

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