Leslie Norman Cumberlidge 1896-1958

Private 240879 Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Leslie Norman Cumberlidge was born on 29 January 1896. He was the eldest son of Frederick Cumberlidge and his wife Marie Jeanette nee Wall. He enlisted on 3 November 1914 and served as Private 240879 in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He was discharged due to his wounds on 14 June 1918 and he had served overseas. He was entitled to the Victory and British War Medals and to the Silver War Badge number 386,835.

After the war Leslie Norman marred Marion Edwards in 1921. Together they had three children:

  • John F Cumberlidge born 1922
  • Marie J Cumberlidge born 1923
  • Frank N Cumberlidge born 1933

Leslie became a Preventive Officer in HM Customs and Excise in 1922 and his appointment was mentioned in the London Gazette:

AFTER COMPETITION UNDER THE RECONSTRUCTION SCHEME.

Customs and Excise Department, Preventive Men

Leslie Norman Cumberlidge

The London Gazette

Publication date:3 November 1922 Issue:32763 Page:7804

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/32763/page/7804

Leslie died in 1958 and his wife in 1985.

ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGT REGIMENT OR CORPS

B.1829

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

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Record of disposal of decorations

Remarks

240879

Private

CUMBERLEDGE, Norman L

2/6th Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment 240879 Private

 

WARWICK, 16th September, 1920

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

3 Jun 1918 L/A/419 WAR OFFICE

Regtl No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

240879

Private

Cumberlidge, Norman

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

386,835

3 Nov 1914

14 Jun 1918

Wounds, K.R. para 392 XVI. Para 2 (b) A.O. 265/17 Age 23

Yes

 Warwick, Date: 1st June, 1918.

Medal Index Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLEDGE

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Private

240879

 

 

 

 

 

 

Norman L

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

L104B9

1829

 

BRITISH

Do

Do

STAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge List

L/A/419 as Cumberlidge

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

K1380