James Cumberbirch 1884-1932

Gunner Royal 198951 Garrison Artillery

I have assumed this soldier to be James Cumberbirch born 23 January 1884 at Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, England. He was baptised 20 February 1884 at Manchester, Lancashire, England. He was the son of John James Cumberbirch and his wife Ellen nee Wootton. James brother John Cumberbirch also served in WW1. James was 1 year old when his father died. He was a Blacksmith's Labourer by 1901.
James married Sarah Jane Parkinson on Boxing Day, 26 December 1906 at St Clement, Salford, Lancashire, England. Together they had:

  • Ethel Cumberbirch born Q2 1908 in Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, England.

James Cumberbirch served in World War One as Gunner 198951 in the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was awarded the British War and Victory medals.
James died in Q4 1932 in Salford Registration District, Lancashire, England. His wife Sarah Jane Cumberbirch died Q1 1960 in Manchester Registration District, Lancashire, England.

ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY

12092

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit (in order)

Theatres of war in which served

198951

Gunner

CUMBERBIRCH James

Base Details Royal Garrison Artillery 198951 Gunner

 

R.G.A. 27 Jan 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERBIRCH

Royal Garrison Artillery

Gunner

198951

 

 

 

 

 

 

James

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

RGA/220B

12092

 

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address