Charles Henry Aubrey Cartwright
Life & Career
Born in London, the son of Aubrey Cartwright, Esq., J.P..
Cartwright was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 31 March, 1912.
Cartwright was promoted to the rank of Commander on 26 February, 1917.
Cartwright was placed on the Retired List on 3 July, 1925 due to non-service.
Cartwright was promoted to the rank of Captain (retired) on 18 September, 1927.
World War II
Cartwright died of a gunshot wound sustained in a motor car in Rotterdam, where he'd been appointed as Consular Shipping Adviser. He had been assisting in the evacuation of British nationals while near a firefight between German paratroopers and Dutch military forces.
|Captain of H.M.S. Moth
5 Jan, 1916 – 14 Mar, 1918
Frank L. Tongue
George L. D. Gibbs
|Captain of H.M.S. Bryony
20 Jan, 1923 – Jul, 1923
John A. Scott
- The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 14.
- The Times (London, England), Tuesday, May 14, 1940; pg. 5; Issue 48615.
- The Navy List. (November, 1917). p. 395u.