John Barton Cumberlidge 1889-1974

Gunner 362991 Lancashire & Cheshire Royal Garrison Artillery previously 110545 Duke of Lancaster's Yeomanry

John Barton Cumberlidge was born 9 October 1889 in Tonge near Middleton in Lancashire, England. He was the eldest son of George William Cumberlidge and his wife Eliza nee Spiller.

He was a piecer in a cotton mill by 1911 and a cotton spinner by the time he married Sarah Hannah Watson in 1915. They had four children:

  • Ronald Cumberlidge, born 1916
  • Nellie Cumberlidge, born 1918
  • Edythe M Cumberlidge, born 1920
  • Jack Cumberlidge, born 1922

John Barton Cumberlidge joined as Yeoman 110545 in the Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry and later transferred into the Lancashire & Cheshire Royal Garrison Artillery as Gunner 362991. He was awarded the British War and Victory medals.

John was a Wholesalers Salesman Traveller for a General Merchants by 1939 and his son Ronald as a postman. John died in 1974 and his wife had died in 1966.

Medal Roll

LANCASHIRE & CHESHIRE R.G.A. (TF) REGIMENT OR CORPS

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Victory Medal and British War Medal granted under Army Orders 266 and 301 of 1919.             1794B

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

362991

Gunner

CUMBERLIDGE, John B

Duke of Lancaster’s Yeomanry 110545

Royal Garrison Artillery (TF) 362991 Gunner

 

Dover, 6 March 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Royal Garrison Artillery

Gunner

362991

Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry

 

110545

 

 

 

John B

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

  Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY (TF)

RGA/118B

1794

 

BRITISH

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Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

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