Herbert Cumberlidge 1898-1978

Rifleman 235377 5th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment

Herbert Cumberlidge was born 7 May 1898 in Middleton, Lancashire, England. He was the eldest son of Samuel Cumberlidge and his wife Emma nee Turner.

Herbert became Rifleman 235377 in 4th Battalion of the King's Liverpool Regiment when he enlisted on 10 May 1916.He was discharged from the 4th Battalion due to being physically unfit for war service due to wounds suffered whilst overseas. He was discharged on 7 March 1919. He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals and the Silver War Badge.

Herbert married Doris Kilner in 1921 and they did not have any children.

Herbert died in 1978 and his wife Doris died in 1965.

Medal Roll

 

KING’S LIVERPOOL     REGIMENT OR CORPS

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal granted under Army Orders 266 and 301 of 1919.             4621B

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

235377

Private

CUMBERLIDGE, Herbert

4th King’s Liverpool Regiment 235377 Private

 

Fulwood Army Barracks, Preston 10 Dec 1920

Silver War Badge

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

23 May 1919 H/2428/2 WAR OFFICE

The King’s Liverpool Regiment

Regtl No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

235377

Rifleman

Cumberlidge, Herbert

5th Battalion

B198313

10 May 1916

7 March 1919

392 (xvi)a Wounds

Yes Age:21

Preston, 14 May 1919

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Liverpool Regiment

Private

235377

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herbert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

H/2/102B34

4621

 

BRITISH

-do-

-do-

Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge

List H/2428/2

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

K1380