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Private George Mounsey Cartmel


Claro Times - 31st December 1915

Although there was no confirmation yesterday in regard to the number of Harrogate soldiers stated to have been gassed on Christmas Eve, it transpired that Private G M Cartmel, of the 5th West Yorkshire Regiment, whose home was at Valley Drive, was killed on Friday last. Prior to the outbreak of the war the deceased soldier was employed by Messrs England and Robinson, ironmongers, Parliament Street, and at one time assisted the local Rugby football team.



Prince Of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

1/5th Battalion

Private George Mounsey Cartmel (2171)

Born : Portinscale, Keswick

Enlisted : Harrogate

Residence : Harrogate

Died : 24th December 1915

Killed in Action

France & Flanders



In Memory of


Private 2170 1st/5th Bn., West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own) who died on Friday, 24th December 1915. Age 25.

Additional Information:

Son of Elizabeth Cartmel, of 8, West Cliffe Terrace, Harrogate, and the late Isaac Cartmel. Native of Keswick, Cumberland.

Commemorative Information


ESSEX FARM CEMETERY, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Grave Reference/Panel Number:

I. Y. 2.


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