Harry Cumberlidge 1897-1973

Private 33997 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Harry Cumberlidge was born 10 September 1897 in Chadderton near Oldham, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Walter Cumberlidge and his wife Mary nee Butterworth.

Harry joined the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment as Private 33997 on 1 June 9116 and he served overseas. He was injured and discharged, for medical reasons, on 17 September 1918.

He married Jane Elizabeth Slater in Oldham shortly after being discharged. They had two children together:

  • Harry Cumberlidge born 1919
  • Dennis William Cumberlidge born 4 April 1922.

Harry died on 1 April 1973 and his wife had died in 1952.

Silver War Badge Roll 

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

24 Sep 1918 Preston H/1333/2 WAR OFFICE

Regtl No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

33997

Private

Cumberlidge, Harry

Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

B11383

1 Jun 1916

17 Sep 1918

Wounds 392 XVI K.R. 2(a)

Yes

Preston, 24 September 1918

Medal Roll

LOYAL NORTH LANCASHIRE REGT REGIMENT OR CORPS

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal granted under Army Orders 266 and 301 of 1919.             B 2430

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

33997

Private

CUMBERLIDGE, Harry

8 N Lancashire Regiment 33997 Private

 

Preston, 23 Mar 1920

Medal Index Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Loyal North Lancashire Regiment

Private

33997

 

 

 

 

 

 

George W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

H/2/101/B16

2430

 

BRITISH

-do-

-do-

Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge List

H/1333/2

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

K1380