Frank Cartwright

Labour Corps

Personal Details Born:  18 May 1900 Family: Fifth of eight children born to Edward and Elizabeth Cartwright. He married Minnie Dulson in 1923 in Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had two daughters, Doris and Eveleen. Residence: At the time of his …


Thomas Barnett Cartwright

Royal Army Service Corps

Personal Details Born: 15th March 1894 and baptised 1st April 1894. Family: Son of Thomas George and Mary Ann, brother of Ethel. Married Annie Nevitt in 1921 at Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had two children, Thomas W and Henry J. …


Eglwys Cross Memorial

  The memorial is inside a bus shelter on the Whitchurch Road at Eglwys Cross, Flintshire. This Memorial was originally made to be sited in the Sunday School, but was moved to the bus shelter at some point in the …


Campaign Medals 3

The 1914 Star (also known as ‘Pip’) was authorised under Special Army Order no. 350 in November 1917 and by an Admiralty Fleet Order in 1918, for award to officers and men of the British and Indian Expeditionary Forces who …


Nantwich Guardian 31 August 1917

Report in the Nantwich Guardian 31st August 1917  regarding the death of William Cartwright “Mrs. Cartwright, 31, Station-view, Nantwich, has been informed that her son, Gunner William Cartwright, R.F.A., has died from the effects of gas poisoning. The chaplain wrote …


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 …