CARTLIDGE, Horace C.
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Tuesday, December 9, 1941
Died on war service
Lance Sergeant Horace Cartlidge died as a result of a grenade priming accident at sea.
Gnr. Thomas Pritchard, No 6 Commando, was injured during this accident and died of his wounds later. The accident occurred on the 9 Dec. 1941 whilst aboard the HMS.Prince Charles, late afternoon. The ship was being used for night time landings.
Westminster Abbey Commando Roll of Honour file ref. National Archives DEFE/2/843.
6 Cdo War Diary Court of Enquiry report National Archive file ref WO218 / 26.
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