Edward Stephen Comberbach 1888-1927

Edward Stephen Comberbach 1888-1927

8th (Isle of Wight Rifles, “Princess Beatrice’s”) Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment

Edward Stephen Comberbach was the son of John Comberbach and Elizabeth nee Stone. After the war he became an actor. In 1922 he married Katherine M Crook but they didn't have any children.

Edward Stephen Comberbach of 8 Cannon-place Brighton died 13 June 1927 and probate of his estate was granted in London on 23 September 1927 to Harold Ernest KINTON surveyor and Frank GOLDSWORTHY civil servant.

Effects £13,219 11s 7d.


Medal Card



Reg. No.


Date of Discharge

Cause of Discharge


E S [Edward Stephen]

Hampshire Regiment 2/8th Battalion






Date of application          (a) Badge 7 October 1916             (b) Medal

No. of File                                           “ 9/37/977                                           “

Address of applicant:- 35 Gwendolen Avenue, Putney, S.W. [his mother was living here in the 1911 census]

Action taken      A List 58


Silver War Badge

Off/58 1st November 1916

List of Officers to whom issue of War Badges has been approved.

Lieutenant Comberbach, E.S. Hampshire Regiment, No of Certificate: 2519 I.V. 2096, Address: 35, Gwendolen Avenue, Putney, London, S.W.


London Gazette

8th (Isle of Wight Rifles, “Princess Beatrice’s”) Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment; the undermentioned Second Lieutenants to be Lieutenants (temporary). Dated 25th February, 1915:-

Edward S. Comberbach

The London Gazette

Publication date:19 March 1915 Issue:29106Page:2749



Hampshire Regiment

2nd Lt. (temp. Lt.) E. S. Comberbach relinquishes his comm[ission] on account of ill health. 3rd June 1916

The London Gazette

Publication date:2 June 1916 Issue:29607Page:5475