Sydney Cumberbatch

Private 6910 1st Battalion British West Indies Regiment

Sydney Cumberbatch was born in Trinidad and was the son of Helena Clarke. He joined the 1st Battalion of the British West Indies Regiment as Private 6910. He was died at the 26 Casualty Clearing Station in Egypt on the 1st January 1918. His grave is located at E86 in the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery in Egypt.
His effects went to his mother:

Soldiers' Effects Records, 1901-60
Record No: 595707
Registry No.:  E/556159
Soldier’s Name: Cumberbatch Sydney           See also 598/970473 20/21
Regiment, Rank, No.: British West Indies Private 6910
Date and Place of Death: 1 Jan 1918 26 CCS Egypt
Credits: Cairo £3 6s 5d
Charges: £3 6s 5d 15/misc/8644 Trinidad 11/18; Warrant 7/12147 d/ 12 Mar 1919
Date of Authority: 21 Sept 1918
To whom authorised: Mo[ther] Helena Clarke
Amount authorised: £3 6s 5d
No. of List in which advertised: Col: Sec: Trinidad
National Army Museum; Chelsea, London, England; Soldiers' Effects Records, 1901-60 [Ancestry]


Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Rank: Private

Service No: 6910

Date of Death: 01/01/1918

Regiment/Service: British West Indies Regiment 1st Bn.

Grave Reference: E. 86.

Cemetery: KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY

 

COMPREHENSIVE REPORT (A) OF HEADSTONE INSCRIPTIONS

KATARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY “B”

Badge Design No. and Layout No.

1st Line

2nd Line

3rd Line

4th Line

Age

Centre of Stone

 

 

 

Number and Rank

Initials, Name and Honours

Regiment

Date of Death

 

Relig. Emb.

Plot – P

Row – R

Grave - G

No. of Stone

1080/1A

6910 Private

S [Sydney] Cumberbatch

British West Indies Regiment

1st January 1918

None

Cross

E 86

798

 

INDEX No. E.2 KANTARA WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY EGYPT

CUMBERBATCH, Pte. S., 6910. 1st Bn. British West Indies Regt. 1st Jan., 1918. E. 86.

Medal Roll

164 (b)

British West Indies Regiment

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

6910

Private

Cumberbatch, Sydney

5/British West Indies Regiment

 

Jamaica, 1 Feb 1922

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERBATCH

British West Indies Regiment

Private

6910

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sydney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

Col/112B5

164

 

BRITISH

d[itt]o

d[itt]o

 15 STAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

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