George Edward COMBERBACH [473], son of George COMBERBACH (1873-1960) [454] and Ellen WOOD (1872?-1957) [472], was born on 18 June 1894 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. On 31 March 1901 he was resident in Blackburn aged 6. The address was: 95 Dewhurst Street. On 2 April 1911 he was resident in Blackburn aged 16. The address was: 95 Dewhurst. On 2 April 1911 he was a Cotton Reacher in Cotton Mill in Blackburn. Between 1 December 1914 and 17 March 1915 George was a Private 18244 Border Regiment. He married Mary Elizabeth MONAGHAN [5526] Q1 1916 in Blackburn Register Office, Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He died in October 1985 in Hyndburn & Rossendale Registration District, Lancashire, England.

Mary Elizabeth MONAGHAN [5526] was born on 20 July 1893. She died Q1 1977 in Blackburn Registration District, Lancashire, England. She and George Edward COMBERBACH had the following children:

  • Eileen COMBERBACH (1919- ) [5527]. Eileen was born Q3 1919 in Blackburn Registration District.
  • Norah COMBERBACH (1921-1938) [5528]. Norah was born Q4 1921 in Blackburn Registration District. She died Q1 1938 in Blackburn Registration District aged 16.
  • Sheila COMBERBACH (1933- ) [5529]. Sheila was born Q2 1933 in Blackburn Registration District.
  • Joan COMBERBACH (1935- ) [5530]. Joan was born Q4 1935 in Blackburn Registration District.

Medal Index Card

Name Corps Reg. No. Rank Date of Discharge Cause of Discharge
Comberback George E Border Regiment 18244 Private 17 March 1915
Discharge
1 December 1914
A.O. 265/17 B.2. S. (iii)(c)
Action taken: List H/538/1 [Silver War Badge]
 

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the "WAR BADGE"

No. H/538/1
Regimental No: 18244
Rank: Private
Name: Comberback George E
Unit discharged from: Border Regiment
No of Badge: 330,001
Date of Enlistment: 1 December 1914
Date of Discharge: 17 March 1915
Cause of Discharge: Para 392 (iii)c Kings Regulation Para B.ii of A.O.ii d/- 10 August 1917 
Age: 20 8/12
Whether served overseas: (S) No
At Preston 31 Jan 1918
 
Regimental Number Rank Name Unit Badge No. Enlistment Discharge Cause of Discharge Served Overseas
18244 Private Comberback George E Border Regiment 330,001 1 December 1914 17 March 1915
 Para 392 (iii)c Kings Regulation Para B.ii of A.O.ii d/- 10 August 1917 
Age: 20 8/12
(S) No