CARTWRIGHT Richard William
Regiment : 3rd Reserve Battalion Royal Naval Division Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Service number : R613
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd February 1917 aged 39
Buried : Blandford Cemetery, Dorset, England, Grave 1241.
Birthplace : Upper Arley
Relatives : Son of Mrs Cartwright; husband of Emma Cartwright, 6 Warwick St., Stourport, Worcestershire
Memorial : Upper Arley C of E School
Also appears on : Upper Arley St Peter's Church WW1 Memorial.
Name given as William Richard Cartwright on Commonwealth War Graves Commission and naval records.
The birth of Richard William Cartwright is registered in the March Quarter 1878 under the Kidderminster Registration District.
Hoxtons Cottage, Upper Arley
Richard Cartwright, head, age 52, Agricultural labourer, born Rock, Worcestershire
Mary Ann Cartwright, wife, age 51, born Rock, Worcestershire
Alfred J. Cartwright, son, age 22, Agricultural labourer, born Upper Arley
Emma E. Cartwright, daughter, age 16, born Upper Arley
Richard W. Cartwright, son, age 13, Scholar, born Upper Arley
Walter J. Cartwright, son, age 10, Scholar, born Upper Arley
The marriage of Richard William Cartwright to Emma Callow is registered in the June Quarter 1906 under the Kidderminster Registration District.
Born 30th December 1876 at Upper Arley, Worcestershire. Died at 5.50pm in Camp Hospital, Blandford from bronchial pneumonia. A groom and gardener. Next of kin and home address: wife, Emma, Shernall Green, Droitwich, later of 6 Warwick St., Newtown, Stourport, Worcestershire.
Richard Cartwright’s headstone is incised according to the details on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s register: W.R. Cartwright.