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William Cartwright

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:02nd Bn
Name of Rgt or Ship:Royal Fusiliers (City of London Rgt)
How Died:Killed in Action
Country of burial:Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial:Ploegsteert Memorial, Berks Cemetery Ext.
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Born during the September quarter 1893 in the Barton upon Irwell R.D. -
ref: 8c/724, the younger son of William Hibbert & Alice Maud Cartwright
(nee Bigham).

1901 Census - 8, Premier Street, Stretford.   Son - aged: 7 - born:
Stretford.    Head of household - William H. Cartwright - Married - aged:
33 - occ: Buyer In Slipper Home - born: Stretford.     Also - Alice Maud
Cartwright - Wife - aged: 34 - born: Manchester.   Plus 2 siblings. - born:

1911 Census - 28 Darley Road, Old Trafford.    Son - aged: 17 - occ:
Invoice Clerk - born: Stretford.   Head of household - William Hibbert
Cartwright - Married - aged: 43 - occ: Buyer of Cotton Piece Goods - born:
Stretford.     Also - Alice M. Cartwright - Wife - aged: 44 - born: Hulme,
Manchester.   Plus 2 siblings.

Formerly PS/4025 Royal Fusiliers Rgt.

Commemorated on the private family gravestone in Stretford Cem which says
"(U.P.S.)" after Royal Fusiliers.  M.I. - "They gave their all".

Post-war, his parents resided at 6 Kensington Gardens, Hale.

His father, William Hibbert died 07/01/1946 aged 79 years and his mother,
Alice Maud died 02/08/1923 aged 58 years.

His brother, Frank also died on active service.

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