William Alfred Cumberpatch

Private 30985 Bedfordshire Yeomanry Lancers

William Alfred Cumberpatch was born in Rushden, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England in Q2 1892. He was the eldest son of Benjamin Cumberpatch and his wife Ellen nee Blunt. William Alfred enlisted as Private 30985 in the army joining the Bedfordshire Yeomanry Lancers on 2 November 1915 but was discharged as being medically unfit for service on 21 June 1918. He served overseas. William Alfred Cumberpatch married Elsie Laughton in Q2 1916 in Wellingborough Registration District, Northamptonshire, England. Together they had:

  • Iris C M CUMBERPATCH, born Q2 1919, Wellingborough Registration District, Northamptonshire, England
  • Jack CUMBERPATCH, born Q2 1924, Wellingborough Registration District, Northamptonshire, England and died 16 Jul 1944, France

William Alfred Cumberpatch died in Wellingborough Registration District, Northamptonshire, England in Q4 1964. His wife Elsie died September 1986.

Medal Roll

BEDFORDSHIRE YEOMANRY REGIMENT

19B

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 (in order)

Remarks

30985

Private

Cumberpatch, W. A. [William Alfred]

30985 Bedfordshire Yeomanry Lancers Private

 

Canterbury, 2 Feb 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERPATCH

Bedfordshire Yeomanry

Private

30985

 

 

 

 

 

 

William Alfred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

CC/105B1

19

 

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge List

CC/402

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

Silver War Badge 

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

CC/402 17 Jul 1918, Canterbury

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether served Overseas

30985

Private

Cumberpatch Wm Alfred

Bedfordshire Yeomanry

379101

2 Nov 1915

21 Jun 1918

Para 2 Army Order ii d/ 10 Aug 1917 392xvi (b)1 Age: 26, 3/12 Yrs

Yes

Canterbury, 17 Jul 1918