Private RICHARD ROY CARTWRIGHT

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Rank Private
Forenames RICHARD ROY
Surname CARTWRIGHT
Initials R R
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Tuesday, 27 June 1944
Age 19
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number 14552658
Force British Army
Service/Corps/Regiment East Yorkshire Regiment
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 2 Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment (3rd Infantry Division)
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration LA DELIVRANDE WAR CEMETERY, DOUVRES
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IX. E. 4.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF HARRY AND EMILY CARTWRIGHT, OF TUNSTALL, STOKE-ON-TRENT.

Additional Information

 

 

Died of wounds.1

 

 

References
1. A History of the East Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of York's Own) In the War of 1939-45. p.331. Published by William Sessions Limited 1952. By Lieutenant Colonel P. R. Nightingale, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE).

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph:  
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Additional information provided by: A History of the East Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of York's Own) In the War of 1939-45. p.331. Published by William Sessions Limited 1952. By Lieutenant Colonel P. R. Nightingale, Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). Carl Shilleto.

 

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