Barbados Second Contingent
The Barbados Second Contingent included 12 young men, six of whom gave their lives, all of whom will be commemorated when The Queen unveils the Bomber Command Memorial on Thursday 28th June 2012 in London, England.
The Barbados Second Contingent were recruited for the RAF and departed Barbados in November 1940 aboard the S.S. Maaskerk. It comprised: C.P. King, J.S. Partridge, A.A. Walrond, J.L.L. Yearwood, M.R. Cuke, E. W. Barrow, G.D. Cumberbatch, A.P.C. Dunlop, H.E.S. Worme, G.A. Barrow, A.O. Weekes, B.F.H. Miller.
Bomber Command Memorial
Sgt Greystone Doyle Cumberbatch, 1383404, is one of the 55,573 young men who gave their lives and will be commemorated when The Queen unveils the Bomber Command Memorial on Thursday 28th June 2012 in London, England.
Benedict Cumberbatch and an OtterAfter the run away success of Otters that look like Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Bailey found the missing piece of the puzzle, an otter reading the FT.
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No otter was harmed during the making of this...
A Cumberbatch trends on Twitter above the Olympic TorchAn early April Fool gag perhaps? I kid you not: The Independent
Here is the original Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch
Many thanks to Karen Bailey for sending this along.
It must be love!
A story of love for St Valentine's Day
Edward Carleton Cumberbatch gives up £4.4m to marry his love Mary Gertrude Honoria Ashe, the daughter of a musician.
By Bob Cumberbatch
CUMBERBATCH – Clyde Emmerton of Reece Land, Britton’s Hill, St. Michael entered into rest on February 10, 2012. Companion of Avindale Knight. Father of Andrew, Ann, Judy, Dianna, Glendene and Hyacinth. Grandfather of Sanchia, Toni, William, Rudi and many others. Brother of Marlene Smith, Faynita Williams, Keith Pollard, Leroy Burrowes and Cynthia Inniss (all of the U.S.A.), Maudine Reid (Canada), Elener Niccolls, Marry Cumberbatch and Eugene Bourne. Cousin of Dr. Michael Cumberbatch, Desmond, Lester and Glenroy Cumberbatch. Friend of Delon Asgill and Janelle Patrick. Relative of the Knight family. The funeral leaves Lyndhurst Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Saturday, February 25, 2012 for Calvary Pentecostal Church, Vauxhall, Christ Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 2:00 p.m. for the service. The cortege will then proceed to Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment. Flowers may be sent to Lyndhurst Funeral Home no later than 11:30 a.m. on Saturday.
CUMBERPATCH - Hugh. Goodbye to a dearly loved husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed and remembered by all who knew him. Alice, Alison, Lennox, James, Holly, William. The funeral will be held at Wilford Hill Crematorium on Wednesday 15th February at 4pm - Alice.
Nottingham Post 8 February 2012.
Margaret Cumberbirch nee WilliamsonPassed away peacfully on 20th January 2012 Wife of the late Thomas, dearly loved Sister of Mary, Brian and the late John, Sister-in-Law to Jean and Joan, Aunt and Great-Aunt to many Nephews and Nieces. Funeral Friday 10th Feburary 2012 with service in St Oswald's Church, Bollington Cross, at 11:30 followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium Family Flowers only, donations to St Oswald's Church.
Source: Macclesfield Express dated Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012
on page 43 – Family Notices, Deaths Section
Planes, Trains and Automobiles
10:00am Monday 16 January 2012
Officer Atiba Joseph-Cumberbatch helps with birth of boy on a train.
“Blue Monday” so called due it being believed to be the most depressing day of the year was a “Blue Monday” for a different reason yesterday. NY Port Authority Officer Atiba Joseph-Cumberbatch and his partner Officer Krzysztof Kutarnia were called to help with the birth of a baby on a PATH train heading from New Jersey to mid-town New York City.
By Bob Cumberbatch www.cumberbatch.org
In Memoriam Edna Sylvia Comberbach 1930-2012
Peacefully on January 8, 2012 at her home in Whalley, Edna, aged 82 years. The dearly loved wife of the late Bob, much loved mum of Jennifer and Glynis, loving mother in law of Mick and Ted, also a dearest grandma and great grandma. Reposing in 'Peacehaven' Chapel of Rest, service and cremation will take place at Accrington Crematorium on Monday, January 23 at 2.20pm. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Edna if so desired may be given for Sabden & Whalley Medical Group,donations fund c/o Mrs P Stewart, Sabden and Whally Medical Group 42 King St, Whalley, BB7 9SL. Enquiries to Brian Price & Son Funeral Directors. Tel 01200 441297
Wednesday, 11 January 2012: This is Lancashire
In Memoriam Robert Comberbach 1931-2010
Peacefully on May 18, 2010, at his home in Whalley, Bob aged 79 years. The dearly loved husband of Edna, much loved dad of Jennifer and Glynis, loving father-in-law of Mick and Ted also a dearest grandad and great-grandad. Reposing in Peace-haven Chapel of Rest. Service and cremation will take place at Accrington Crematorium on Thursday, May 27, at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please donations in memory of Bob if so desired may be given for and cheques made payable to Sabden and Whalley Medical Group Donations Fund, c/o Mrs P. Stewart, Sabden and Whalley Medical Group, 42 King Street, Whalley BB7 9SL Inquiries to Brian Price and Son Funeral Directors Tel: 01200 441297.
Saturday, 22 May 2010: This is Lancashire
In Memoriam Peter Comberbach 1913-2008
On Tuesday April 8, 2008, peacefully at Royal Blackburn Hospital, and of Little Harwood, Blackburn, Peter aged 95 years. The dearly loved husband of the late Lillian and Flo, much loved father of Peter, June,Brian and Colin, loved father-in-law of Mary, Joe, Marie and Shelagh, also a treasured grandad and great-grandad. A service will be held at Pleasington Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday April 16, at 11.00 a.m. prior to interment at Pleasington Cemetery. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton, where flowers will be received. Inquiries The Alty Funeral Service, Broomfield Place, Witton, Blackburn tel: 503240 http://funerals.altys.info
Thursday, 10 April 2008: This is Lancashire
The family of the late Mr Peter Comberbach wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind messages of sympathy, cards of condolence and beautiful floral tributes received during our very sad loss. A very special thank you to Margaret, Raymond and Denise for their love and loyalty to dad over the years. To carers Karen and Ann and to Doctor Dervan for her care and attention. Also to Rev.Ken Howels for his kind words and ministrations. Finally grateful thanks to the Alty Funeral Service for their care and support they gave us at this sad time.
Thursday, 19 April 2008: This is Lancashire
In Memoriam Robert Comberbach 1931-2009Suddenly, on Friday, October 9, 2009, at Royal Blackburn Hospital, and of Crosby Close, Darwen, Robert aged 56 years. The much cherished, loved and devoted husband of Margaret, special brother-in-law of Janet and Susan, dear uncle of Brendan, Shaun, Gemma, Luke, Lewis and Frankie, and also a good friend to many. We will love you forever and thank you for the precious memories you gave to us. A service and cremation will be held at Pleasington Crematorium on Monday, October 19, 2009 at 1.30 p.m. Reposing in the Chapel of Rest, Broomfield Place, Witton, where flowers will be received. Inquiries. The Alty Funeral Service, Broomfield Place, Blackburn, BB2 1XF. Tel. 01254 503240 funerals.altys.info
Wednesday, 14 October 2009: This is Lancashire