William George Cumberlidge 1892-1982

Acting Corporal 0891 Royal Army Veterinary Corps

William George Cumberlidge was born on 20 October 1895 in Tunstall in Staffordshire, England. He was a son of Edwin George Cumberlidge and his wife Maria nee Hines. By 1911 he was a n apprentice grocer working with his father. William joined the army on 10 March 1915 and rose to the rank of Acting Corporal TT/0891 in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps. He was discharged for medical reasons on 29 December 1917. He was awarded the Silver War Badge on discharge.

William married Doris Marsh in 1923 in Staffordshire, England. They had a daughter Joyce M C Cumberlidge born in 1926. William was a clerk working for an insurance company by 1939.

William's wife Doris died in 1965 and he married Gertie Brown. William died in 1982 and his wife Gertie remarried.

Silver War Badge 

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

RAVC/637 WAR OFFICE

Regtl No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

A.O.II dated 10 Aug 1917

Age

Whether served Overseas

TT/0891

P/A/CPL

Cumberlidge, William

R.A.V.C.

491729

10 Mar 1915

29 Dec 1917

392 xvi. A.O. 29 of 1919

22

No

Woolwich, 24 July 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Royal Army Veterinary Corps

P/A/CPL

TT/0891

 

 

 

 

 

 

William

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

 

 

 

BRITISH

 

 

15 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge List

RAVC/637

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

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