Charles Alexander Cumberbatch

Charles Alexander Cumberbatch was born in 1882 in Barbados. He served in the merchant navy in WW1 and was awarded the Mercantile Marine Medal and the British War Medal. These medals were delivered to Trinidad.

WW1 Merchant Navy Medal Card

Surname

CUMBERBATCH

Certif. or Dis.A.

994925

Christian names

CHARLES ALEXANDER

RS2 No

367928

Place of Birth

Barbados

Year of Birth

1882

Mercantile Marine Ribbon issued

Medal sent to Colonial Officer for transportation to Trinidad

11 Sep 1922

(M6200/22)

to Mercantile Marine Office

Trinidad

British Marine Ribbon issued

to Mercantile Marine Office

M.6200/22

Mercantile Marine Medal issued

to Mercantile Marine Office

 

British Medal issued

to Mercantile Marine Office

 

Clasps issued

 

Application dated

 

Sent to

 

Source: The National Archives BT/351/1/31628