George Cartwright

George Cartwright

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Cartwright VC, ED (9 December 1894 - 2 February 1978) was a British-born Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Cartwright was born in South Kensington, London, on 9 December 1894 to William Edward Cartwright, a coach trimmer, and his wife Elizabeth (n e Stracey). He attended the local school, before emigrating to Australia in 1912 at the age of eighteen. Settling in New South Wales, Cartwright gained employment at a sheep station in the Elsmore district as a labourer.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613660552X
  • 9786136605524