Harry Dooley Cumberlidge 1888-1965

Private 19412 7 Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment

Harry Dooley Cumberlidge was born on 9 October 1888 in Tunstall in Staffordshire, England. He was he son of Samuel Henry Cumberlidge and his wife Ann nee Stonier. Harry's mother died very shortly after Harry was born, she was 39 years of age. By the 1911 census Harry had followed his father into the prolific local pottery trade.

Before going to war Harry married Minnie Hancock in 1914 at St James Church, Newchapel, Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England.

Harry joined the army and joined the 7th Battalion of the North Staffordshire regiment. He was awarded the British Victory and British War medals.

After the war Harry and Minnie had several children:

  • Harry Cumberlidge born 1920
  • Neville & Samuel Cumberlidge, twins born and died in 1922
  • George Cumberlidge born 1924 and who possibly died in 1925
  • Graham Cumberlidge born in 1928

Harry died in 1965 and his wife Minnie died in 1978.

Medal Roll

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT OR CORPS

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal granted under Army Orders 266 and 301 of 1919.             No. 776. B

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

19412

Private

CUMBERLIDGE, Harry Dooley

19412 7/ North Staffordshire Regiment Private

 

Lichfield, 15 May 1920

Medal Index Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

North Staffordshire Regiment

Private

19412

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harry D

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

F/104B8

776

 

BRITISH

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Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

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