James Alfred Cartwright 9 August 1903 - 20 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number36846 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeDriver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps, 6 Reserve Mechanical Transport Company AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report 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 Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMKaimataInglewoodNew PlymouthNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs Grace Cartwright (mother)Peace AvenueNew PlymouthNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 1941 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number36846 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMNew PlymouthTaranakiNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps AWMMDriver AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM- in company with Engineer Detachment picking up mines AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankDriver AWMMNew Zealand Army Service Corps, 6 Reserve Mechanical Transport Company AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death42 AWMM Date of death20 July 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathEl AlameinWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desertin the vicinity of Ruweisat RidgeEl Alamein AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 105. AWMM Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.