William Cumberpatch 1878-1955

William Cumberpatch was born in Moulton, Northamptonshire in Q2 1878. He was baptised in Moulton Parish Church on 1st November 1880. He was the only son of William Cumberpatch and his wife Alma nee Eyles.
William married Agnes Rosetta Beesley in 1899 in Thrapston, Northamptonshire. Together they had:

  • Ellen CUMBERPATCH, born Q1 1900, Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
  • Emily Kate CUMBERPATCH, born Q2 1903, Aldwinckle, Northamptonshire, England
  • William CUMBERPATCH, born Q1 1909, Aldwinckle, Northamptonshire, England
  • Fred CUMBERPATCH, born Q3 1914, Kettering Registration District, Northamptonshire, England
  • George CUMBERPATCH, born Q3 1914, Kettering Registration District, Northamptonshire, England

William Cumberpatch died aged 78 in 1955 in St Albans, Hertfordshire. His wife Agnes Rosetta Cumberpatch died Q4 1962 in Hemel Hempstead.

2nd Boer War - South Africa

2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment
ROLL of Individuals entitled to the South African Medals and Clasps, under the Army Order granting the Medal, issued on 1st April, 1901.

Regimental No.: 5329

Rank: Private

Name: Cumberpatch W

Entitled to Clasp:

  • Cape Colony
  • Orange Free State
  • Transvaal

Nylstroom, 15th July 1901

2nd Northamptonshire Regiment
ROLL of Individuals entitled to the King’s South African Medal and Clasps, under the Army Order No. 232 granting the Medal issued on 1st October, 1902.

Regimental No.: 5329

Rank: Private

Name: Cumberpatch W

Entitled to Clasps:

South Africa, 1901
South Africa, 1902

Pretoria, 24 Apr 1903

WW1 Medal Rolls

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

B.191

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Decoration granted under Army Order 20 of 1919 [1914-15 Star]

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Date of Disembarkation

Remarks

3/10453

Private

Cumberpatch W. [William]

11 Jan 1915 (1) [France]

Discharged 21 May 1916

Warley, 21 Nov 1919

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

B.238

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal under Army Orders 301 and 266 of 1919.

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit (in order)

Remarks

3/10453

Private

Cumberpatch, William

3/10453 Private 1st Northants

Discharged 21 May 1916

Warley, 22 Mar 1920

Silver War Badge

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

K71 9 Oct 1916 War Office

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

3/10453

Private

Cumberpatch William

Northampton

9065

28 Aug 1914

21 May 1916

Physically unfit (Sickness) para 392 (XVI) K.R.

Yes

Warley, 7 October 1916