James Alfred Cartwright Born 9 August 1903 - Died 20 July 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number36846 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankDriver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps, 6 Reserve Mechanical Transport Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJames Alfred AWMM SurnameCartwright AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number36846 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth9 August 1903 AWMM Place of birthNew Zealand AWMM Birth notesNew Zealand AWMM Occupation before enlistmentWW2 Farmer AWMM Post war occupation Address before enlistmentUnknown Kaimata, Inglewood, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Grace Cartwright (mother), Peace Avenue, New Plymouth, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1941 Single AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number36846 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 Unknown AWMMNew Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Driver AWMM; New Zealand Army Service Corps AWMM; Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM - in company with Engineer Detachment picking up mines AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps, 6 Reserve Mechanical Transport Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › James Cartwright was the son of Claude William Lorraine Cartwright and Mary Grace Cartwright, of Inglewood, Taranaki, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death42 AWMM Date of death20 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathEl Alamein, Western Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert, in the vicinity of Ruweisat Ridge, El Alamein AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial nameAlamein Memorial, El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 105. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember James Alfred Cartwright by laying a poppy. Henry Eustace Cartwright Hugh Logan Cartwright James Alfred Cartwright James Samuel Cartwright James William Ernest Cartwright Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of James Alfred Cartwright Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedHenderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Mech.htmlSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 78 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 60 AWMMHenderson, J. (1954). RMT: official history of the 4th and 6th Reserve Mechanical Transport Companies. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs. AWMMHenderson, J. (1954). p.146, 148, 205 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.