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Frederick Roland Cumberbirch

Private 23673 Grenadier Guards Reserve

Frederick Roland Cumberbirch was born in Q1 1882 in Normanton, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of John Cumberbirch and his wife Eliza Catherine nee Bond. Frederick was baptised in Normanton Church, Normanton, Yorkshire, England on 25 January 1882.

Frederick enlisted into the army on 15th April 1915. He became Private 23673 in the Grenadier Guard Reserve. He was discharged on 18th May 1917 being medically unfit for service. He was suffering with Colitis, an inflamation of the colon.

Frederick Roland Cumberbirch was the executor of the estate of his mother Eliza Catherine Cumberbirch of York House, Normanton, Yorkshire widow who died 15 April 1921. Probate of her estate was granted at Wakefield on 7 June 1921 to John Norman CUMBERBIRCH colliery clerk and Frederick Roland CUMBERBIRCH out of employment. Her effects totalled £515 2s 7d.

Frederick Roland Cumberbirch died in Q1 1969 in Claro Registration District, Yorkshire, England.

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

GG 75

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

23673

Private

Frederick Roland Cumberbirch

Reserve

236,009

15 Apr 1915

18 May 1917

Colitis (392 xvi)

[colitis is an inflammation of the colon]

 

Grenadier Guards Record Office, Buckingham Gate, London, 22 Aug 1917

Medal Card

Name

Corps

Reg. No.

Rank

Date of Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Cumberbirch

Frederick Roland

Grenadier Guards Reserve

23673

Private

18 May 1917

 

Enlistment

15 Apr 1915

Para 392(xvi) K.R. Sickness

Date of Application

  1. Badge
  1. Medal

 

 

No. of File

 

 

Address of applicant

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