James Leonard Cumberlidge 1893-1918

Private 142891 58th Battalion Machine Gun Corps

James Leonard Cumberlidge was born in Q4 1893 in Holmes Chapel, Church Hulme, Cheshire, England. He was baptised on 3 December 1893 in Church Hulme, Cheshire, England. He was the eldest son of James Cumberlidge and his wife Mary Ellen nee Clegg. James Leonard joined WW1 as Private 3239 in the East Lancashire Regiment and arrived in Egypt on 18 July 1915. He was transferred to become Private 142891 in the 58th Battalion of the Machine Gun Corps. James Leonard was killed in action on 31 August 1918 in  France. He is commemorated at the Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.

Medal Roll

MACHINE GUN CORPS

C2112

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

4/ East Lancashire Regiment

3239

Private

CUMBERLIDGE James Leonard

18 Jul 1915 (3) [Egypt]

142891 Private Killed in Action 31 Aug 1918

Gloucester Gate Buildings, Regents Park, N.W.1., 28 Feb 1922

MACHINE GUN CORPS

7153 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

142891

Private

CUMBERLIDGE James Leonard

3239 East Lancashire Regiment Private

142891 Machine Gun Corps

Killed in Action

31 Aug 1918

 Alexandra Palace, Wood Green, N.22 15 Sep 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

4 East Lancashire Regiment

Private

3239

Machine Gun Corps

 

142891

 

 

 

James L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

MGC/101B

7153

Killed in Action 31 Aug 1918

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

15 Star

MGC/115C5

2112

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

(3) [Egypt]

 

Date of entry therein

18 Jul 1915

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

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

Record No: 772366

Registry No: E/671482/1

Soldier’s Name: Cumberlidge James Leonard

Regiment: 58 Battalion Machine Gun Corps Private 142891

Place and date of death: 31 Aug 1918 In Action, France or Belgium

Credits:

  • London Oct 1918, £15 13s 5d
  • Feb 1919 £3 7s 9d
  • War gratuity 25 Sep 1919 £18 0s 0d

Charges:

  • £15 13s 5d Date of authority 18 Jan 1919/1 Fa[ther] James
  • 22 Apr 1919/2 Fa[ther] James £3 7s 9d
  • 9 Dec 1919/4 Fa[ther] James £18 0s 0d

Commonwealth War Graves Commission James Leonard Cumberlidge

INDEX No. M.R. 16

VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

PART TWO

CUMBERLIDGE, Pte. James Leonard, 142891. 58th Bn. Machine Gun Corps (Inf.). 31st Aug., 1918. Age 25. Son of James Cumberlidge, of 11, Chapel Houses, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire.

 

VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL

STONE No. 74. B.

Cumberlidge J.L.