John Augustus Cumberledge 1857-1931

Major Territorial Force Royal Garrison Artillery - Cornwall

John Augustus Cumberledge was born in 1857 in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England. He was the son of John Cumberledge and his wife Sarah nee Gamble. John married Mary Saxby McKay on 14 Dec 1884 in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England. Thyye had two children:

By 1901 he was the headmaster of a school in St Austell, Cornwall. John Augustus was an officer in the Territorial Force. He was promoted to Major on 4th December 1908 and was awarded the Territorial Decoration in 1917.

War Office,

22nd December, 1908.

TERRITORIAL FORCE.

ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY

Cornwall; the undermentioned officers, from the 1st Cornwall (Duke of Cornwall's) Royal Garrison Artillery (Volunteers), are appointed to the unit, with rank and precedence as in the Volunteer Force. Dated 1st April, 1908:—

Captain John Augustus Cumberledge.

 

The London Gazette

Publication date:22 December 1908 Issue:28207 Page:9757

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28207/page/9757  

 

War Office,

26th January, 1909.

TERRITORIAL FORCE

ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY.

Cornwall; the undermentioned officers to be Majors. Dated 4th December, 1908 :—

Captain John A. Cumberledge.

 

The London Gazette

Publication date:26 January 1909 Issue:28218 Page:664

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/28218/page/664

 

War Office,

3rd September, 1917.

The KING has been graciously pleased to confer the Territorial Decoration upon the undermentioned officers of the Territorial Force, who have been duly recommended for the same under the terms of the Royal Warrant dated 17th August, 1903: —

ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY.

Maj. John Augustus Cumberledge.

 

The London Gazette

Publication date:11 September 1917 Supplement:30279 Page:9426

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/30279/supplement/9426