Arthur Cumberlidge 1891-1915

Lance Corporal 2978 1/5 Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment

Arthur Cumberlidge was born about 1891 in Normacot, Staffordshire, England. He was a Letterpress Printer & Compositor by 1911 in Longton, Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, England.
Arthur joined the army for World War One. He joined as Private 2978 in the North Staffordshire Regiment. He was promoted to Lance Corporal but was killed in action in France on 13 October 1915.
 

Medal Roll

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

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

On Date of Disembarkation

Name

Date of Disembarkation

Remarks

Regtl. No.

Rank

16267

Private

CUMBERBATCH E [Edwin]

28 Jul 1915 (1) [France]

Discharged para 392 (xvi) K.R. 7 Aug 1918

2978

Private

CUMBERLIDGE A [Arthur]

5 Mar 1915 (1) [France]

Killed in Action 13 Oct 1915

13669

Private

CUMBERLIDGE G. [George]

18 Jul 1915 (1) [France]

Class “Z” 30 Jan 1919

Lichfield, 14 Oct 1919

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

No. 60.B.

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit (in order)

Theatres of war in which served

2978

Lance Corporal

CUMBERLIDGE Arthur

2978 1/5 North Staffordshire Regiment Private

 

 Lichfield, 5 Mar 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

1/5 North Staffordshire Regiment

Private

2978

Ditto

Ditto

Ditto

 

 

 

Arthur

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

F/104B

60

Killed in Action 13 Oct 1915

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

15 Star

F/5/B1

82

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

  1. France

 

Date of entry therein

5 Mar 1915

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

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

Record No: 253292

Registry No: E/137777/1

Soldier’s Name: Cumberlidge Arthur

Regiment: 1/5 North Staffordshire Regiment, Lance Corporal, 2978

Place and date of death: 13 Oct 1915 In Action

Credits:

  • Lichfield Feb 1916, £2 8s 3d
  • War gratuity 30 Jun 1919 £4 0s 0d

Charges:

  • £2 8s 3d Apr 1916 Date of authority 8 Apr 1916/1 Mo[ther] & Residuary Legatee Elizabeth
  • 18 Aug 1919/2 Mo[ther] Residuary Legatee Elizabeth £4 0s 0d

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Arthur Cumberlidge

CUMBERLIDGE, Lce. Cpl. Arthur, 2978. 1st/5th Bn. North Staffordshire Regt. 13th Oct., 1915. Age 24. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Cumberlidge, of 73, Weston Rd., Meir, Stoke-on-Trent.

LOOS MEMORIAL

STONE No. 103. B.

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

LCE CORPORAL

Cumberlidge A.