Douglas Edwin Cumberlidge 1898-1988

Private 97417 1st Battalion The Sherwood Foresters - The Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment

Douglas Edwin Cumberlidge was born on 30 December 1898 in Tunstall, Staffordshire, England. He was the youngest son of Edwin George Cumberlidge and his wife Maria nee Hines.

Douglas joined the 1st Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters, The Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment becoming Private 97417.

He married Emily Jackson in 1928 at the Methodist Church, Wesley Place, Tunstall in Staffordshire.They had two children:

  • Douglas J Cumberlidge born 1932
  • Anne M Cumberlidge born 1936

Douglas died 17 April 1988 whilst living at The Meadows Residential Care Home, Wrenbury Crescent, Berry Hill, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. His wife had predeceased him by two years.

Medal Roll

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE & DERBYSHIRE REGIMENT OR CORPS

 4065 B

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

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

97417

Private

CUMBERLIDGE, Douglas Edwin

97417 1st Battalion Notts & Derby Regiment Private

 

Lichfield, May 12 1921

Medal Index Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment

Private

97417

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas E

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

F/103B21

5064

 

BRITISH

Do

Do

STAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

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