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Ronald was born in 1884 in Nottingham and was the son of Ebenezer a solicitor and Emily Florence Cartwright née Clapham of Ely Villa, Arundel Road, Kemp Town Brighton. His father Ebenezer was born in 1841 in Leicester and his mother Emily Florence Clapham was born in 18148 in Camberwell, London, they were married in 1873 in Kensington and had 8 children 1 of whom died in infancy, their children listed on the 1901/1911 census were Hubert b1875, Allan b1876, Oscar b1877, Basil b1879,Stanley b1881, Ronald b1884 and Mary b1885 all were born in Nottingham. In 1891 and 1901 the family lived at 41 Baker Street Nottingham. In 1911 Ebenezer and Emily along with Mary were living in Beckenham Kent with their son Basil Cartwright, a soft goods agent, he was the head of the household. Ebenezer and Emily later lived at Ely Villa Arundel Road Kemp Town Brighton. In the 1911 census Ronald is shown as being 27 yrs of age, single and a pork butcher , he is a boarder at 32 Birkland Ave, Nottingham, he is boarding with Hannah Ecles 51 yrs a boarding house keeper. His father Ebenezer died on 30th March 1922 in Sussex.
He is a pork butcher in 1911
09 Jan 1916
49070 - CWGC Website
9th Bn Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
Sgt. Ronald Cartwright, enlisted at Nottingham, giving his residence as Brighton. He served with the 9th Battalion Yorkshire Regiment and landed in France on 26th August 1915 and died of wounds at No. 13 General Hospital, Boulogne, on 9th January 1916. He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.
His brother Stanley was killed in action 17/8/1916 Death notice published 22nd January 1916 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “CARTWRIGHT. – On the 9th inst., from wounds, died in hospital at Boulogne, Sergeant Ronald Cartwright, 9th Yorks., youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Cartwright, late of 41, Baker-street, Nottingham.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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