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Soldiers of the Regiment

Private Frederick Cartmell

Private Frederick Cartmell, number 32890 of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  He was employed at Rainhill Asylum and he enlisted into the Royal Garrison Artillery as number 114704 and later transferred to the 1st Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  He was wounded early in 1917 and invalided home.  It was during this period of recovery this photograph was taken.  Frederick returned to the front in September 1917 and joined the 8th Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. He was killed in action on 26th September 1917 and has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium.

The relationship with Lance Corporal Sydney Cartmell is not clear.


This previously unidentified photograph in the Sydney Cartmell collection has been identified as Private Frederick Cartmell, number 32890 of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  He was employed at Rainhill Asylum and he enlisted into the Royal Garrison Artillery as number 114704 and later transferred to the 1st Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  He was wounded early in 1917 and invalided home.  It was during this period of recovery this photograph was taken.  Frederick returned to the front in September 1917 and joined the 8th Battalion of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment. He was killed in action on 26th September 1917 and has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial in Belgium.
Accession Number: KO1417/10

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