Charles Cumberbatch Private 16775 GS/21531 2nd  Dragoon Guards

Charles was born in 1894 in Brownlow, Astbury, Cheshire. He was the son of Charles Cumberbatch and his wife Sarah Hannah nee Deeming and brother to Arthur Cumberbatch. At the outbreak of World War One he was a waggoner on his parents' farm.
He joined the army as Private 16775 GS/21531 in the 2nd Dragoon Guards. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals after being discharged to the reserves on 3 February 1919.
Charles married May Critchlow on 6 February 1916 in St Stephens Church, Congleton, Cheshire, England and they had three children.
Charles died in 1947 in Cheshire, England.

Medal Index Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERBATCH

2nd Dragoon Guards

Private

GS/21531

ditto

ditto

D/16775

 

 

 

Charles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

CC/103B8

536

 

BRITISH

d[itt]o

d[itt]o

 15 STAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

Corps of Dragoons

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

16775

Private

Cumberbatch, Charles

GS/21531 2nd  Dragoon Guards

Class “Z”  A. Res. 3 Feb 1919

Canterbury, 2 Aug 1920