Thomas Cumberbirch 1864-1923

Private R/366700 Royal Army Service Corps

Thomas Cumberbirch was born in Q4 1864 in Congleton, Cheshire, England. He was the son of William Cumberbirch and his wife Catherine nee Hancock. He was a cotton spinner by 1881. 10 years later he was a wheelwright. By 1901 he was a foreman wheelwright. He was a Foreman Wheelwright - Railway Carriers by 1911. An ideal background for the Royal Army Service Corps.
Thomas married Sarah Beatrice Milne in Q4 1891 in Rochdale Registration District, Lancashire, England. Together they had:

  • William /Cumberbirch, born in Q4 1892 in Rochdale, Lancashire, England.

Thomas Cumberbirch joined the army becoming Private R/366700 in the Royal Army Service Corps. He was awarded the British War and Victory medals.

Thomas Cumberbirch died in Q1 1923 in Hull, Yorkshire, England. His wife Sarah Beatrice Cumberbirch died in Q1 1930 in Sculcoates Registration District, Yorkshire, England.

Medal Roll

ROYAL ARMY SERVICE CORPS

26563

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal granted under Army Orders 301 30 Aug 1919 & V of 16 Jul 1919.

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit (in order)

Theatres of war in which served

R/366700

Private

CUMBERBIRCH Thomas

R.A.S.C. R/366700 Private

 

Woolwich Dockyard, 30 Apr 1921

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERBIRCH

Army Service Corps

Private

R/366700

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

RASC/101 B258

26563

 

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

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