Edwin Arthur Cumberledge 1885-1918

Private 204732 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment

Edwin Arthur Cumberledge was born Q3 1885 in Portfield, Chichester, Sussex, England. He was baptised on 18 October 1885 in All Saints Church, Portfield, Sussex, England. He was the son of George Cumberledge and his wife Harriett Maria nee Brooker. Edwin joined the army becoming Private 1753 in the 1st Battalion Hampshire Yeomanry (Carabiniers). He became Private 204732 in the 15th Battalion Hampshire Regiment.

Edwin was killed in action in France on 9 August 1918 aged 32. He is buried at La Clytte Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Edwin was awarded the British War and Victory medals. Administration with will of Edwin Arthur Cumberledge was granted at Chichester on 24 October 1918 to Harriett Maria Cumberledge the wife of George Cumberledge. His effects totalled £120 13s 3d.

Medal Roll

THE HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT

806

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

204732

Private

CUMBERLEDGE Edwin Arthur

1/1 Hants Carab. Yeo. Private 1753

15th Hants 204732

 

Exeter, 1 May 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLEDGE

Hampshire Yeomanry

Private

1753

Hampshire Regiment

 

204732

 

 

 

Edwin A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

C/1/103B7

806

 

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

Edwin Arthur Cumberledge in the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929

Record No: 726847

Registry No: E/629145/1

Soldier’s Name: Cumberledge Edwin Arthur

Regiment: 15 Battalion Hants Regiment, Private, 204732

Place and date of death: 9 Aug 1918 In Action

Credits:

  • Exeter Oct 1918, £7 14s 2d
  • War gratuity 18 Sep 1919 £14 10s 0d

Charges:

  • £7 14s 2d Dec 1918 Date of authority 11 Dec 1918/1 Mo[ther] & Administratrix Harriet M
  • 25 Mar 1920/2 Mo[ther] Harriett £14 10s 0d

Edwin Arthur Cumberledge Commonwealth War Graves Commission

INDEX No. 21 LA CLYTTE Mil. CEM. BELGIUM

CUMBERLEDGE, Pt. E.A., 204732. 15th Bn. Hampshire Regt. 9th Aug., 1918. Age 32. Son of George and Harriet Maria Cumberledge, of 18, Oving Rd., Chichester. IV. D. 13.

GRAVES REGISTRATION REPORT FORM

Place of Burial: COMMUNE:- RENINGELST, LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETERY

Plot 4 Row “D”

Regiment

No.

Name

Rank and Initials

Date of Death

Cross Erected

Plot, Row and Grave

Hants

204732

CUNBERLEDGE [sic]

Pte. E.A.

9 Aug 1918

 

13

 COMPREHENSIVE REPORT (A) OF HEADSTONE INSCRIPTIONS

Badge Design No. and Layout No.

1st Line

2nd Line

3rd Line

4th Line

 

Centre of Stone

 

 

 

Number and Rank

Initials, Name and Honours

Regiment

Date of Death

Age

Relig. Emblem

Plot P. Row R, Grave G

P R G

No. of Stone

1021/1A

204732 Private

E. A. CUMBERLEDGE

Hampshire Regiment

9th August 1918

Age 32

Cross H

4 D 13

697

 

Schedule “B”

Headstone No: 697 (Mr Geo. Cumberledge, 18 Oving Road, Chichester, Sussex.)

CONCENTRATION OF GRAVES
EXHUMATION and RE-BURIAL
BURIAL RETURN

Name of Cemetery of Re-Burial LA CLYTTE MILITARY CEMETRY

Plot

Row

Grave

Approx. Map Ref. where body found

Was cross on grave

Regimental Particulars

Means of Identification

Were any effects sent to Base

4

D

13

28.N.14.b.2.7.

Yes

204732 Pte. A.E. Cumberledge 15/Hants R.

9 Aug 1918

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