Joseph Cumberbatch

Private 101074 30th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment

Joseph Cumberbatch was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England in 1898. On 24 June 1919 he enlisted in the army and became Private 30327 1/5th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment. He transferred to the 30th Battalion King's Liverpool Regiment and became Private 101074. He was discharged after serving a few months as being unfit for duty. He was discharged on 11th October 1919.

He was awarded the British War Medal, Victory Medal and Silver War Badge number B3818383.

He married Margaret Ashton in 1920 in Bolton, Lancashire. Together they had:

  • Joseph Cumberbatch 1921
  • Robert A Cumberbatch 1923
  • Kenneth A Cumberbatch 1926
  • Florence Cumberbatch 1930
  • Thomas A Cumberbatch 1931

Joseph died in Bolton, Lancashire in 1959. His widow Margaret Cumberbatch married Robert Berry in 1962 at the Fletcher Street Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Bolton, Lancashire, England.

Medal Roll

KING’S LIVERPOOL REGIMENT

Sheet No: 3818B

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit in Sequence

Remarks

101074

Private

Cumberbatch, Joseph

1/5th East Lancashire 30327 Private

29th King’s Liverpool Regiment 101074

Silver War Badge

Medal Section Inf Record Office Fulwood Barracks, Preston, 5 Nov 1920

Silver War Badge

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “War Badge”

KING’S LIVERPOOL REGIMENT

H/2490/2

24 Oct 1919

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Date of Enlistment

Date of Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

101074

Private

Cumberbatch Joseph

30th Battalion King’s Liverpool Regiment

B3818383

24 June 1919   

     11 Oct 1919

392(iiicc)1 B. Age 20

No. 7497

1 Kings’ Regulation 392 (iii) (cc) Recruits with more than three months’ service considered medically unfit for further military service.

Preston, 18 Sep 1918

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERBATCH

East Lancashire Regiment

Private

30327

King’s Liverpool Regiment

Private

101074

 

 

 

Joseph

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

H/2/102B30

3818

 

BRITISH

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d[itt]o

 15 STAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SWB List H/2940/2

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

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