Albert Henry Cumberpatch

Rifleman 601776 18th Regiment: London Regiment

Albert Henry Cumberpatch was born St Edmunds, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England on 5 September 1900. He was the eldest son of Henry John Cumberpatch and his wife Frances Annie nee Smith. On reaching 18 years of age he enlisted in the Reserve 18th Battalion of the London Regiment. He was discharged as being medically unfit for service suffering from "D.A.H." - Disordered Action of the Heart aka ‘Soldiers’ Heart.’ Albert married Violet M. nee Drage in Northampton in 1927 and they had a son Terence M. Cumberpatch born in Northampton in 1927. Albert died in 1981 and his wife died the year before him. 

Silver War Badge

ROLL OF INDIVIDUALS entitled to the “WAR BADGE”

TP 4271 17 Jun 1919 War Office

Regtl. No.

Rank

Name

Unit

No. of Badge

Enlistment

Discharge

Cause of Discharge

Whether Served Overseas

601776

Rifleman

Cumberpatch Albert Henry

18th London Regiment

B/225368

28 Sep 1918

9 Feb 1919

Para 392 XVI Kings Regulations Sickness

Age 18

No

4 London Wall Buildings, E.C.2. Date: 14th June 1919

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERPATCH

18th London Regiment

Private

601776

 

 

 

 

 

 

Albert Henry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Date of Discharge: 9 Feb 1919

Date of Enlistment: 28 Sep 1918

Cause of Discharge: Para 392 (XVI) Kings Regulations Sickness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[Silver War Badge] List T.P./4271

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

WW1 Pension Record Albert Henry Cumberpatch

COVER for DISCHARGE DOCUMENTS

Regimental No.: 601776

Rank: Rifleman

Name: Albert Henry Cumberpatch

Unit: 18th Regiment: London Regiment

Discharged 9th February 1919

Address on discharge: 54, East Street, Northampton

 

MEDICAL HISTORY of Cumberpatch Albert Henry

Birthplace: St Edmunds Northampton

Examined: 5 Sep 1918 at Northampton

Declared age: 18 years

Occupation: Bread Deliverer

Height: 5 feet 10½ inches

Weight 128 lbs

Colour of hair: Light Brown

Complexion: Fair

Eyes: Green

Chest: 34” expanded with 4 inches of expansion

Physical Development: Good

Vaccination marks: right and left arms

Vision: Right: 6/6 Left 6/6

Identification marks: 2 scars right upper arm, scar occipital bone

Defects or Ailments:

Right little toe deformed
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Fit for Grade: One

Joined on enlistment: 18th Battalion London Regiment 601776

 

Casualty Form – Active Service

Regiment: 18 (County of London) Battalion London Regiment

Rank: Rifleman

Surname: Cumberpatch

Christian Name: Albert Henry

Religion: Church of England

Age on Enlistment: 18 years – months.

Enlisted: 5 Sep 1918

Terms of Service: Duration of War

Service reckons from: 28 Sep 1918

Occupation: Group 33 (Carman)

5 Sep 1918 NSMB Northampton Category A

30 Sep 1918 Posted Reserves 18th Battalion London Regiment

5 Feb 1919 Heacham Attached E.C. Discharge Centre

Place of Casualty: Heacham

Date of Casualty: 6 May 1919

Discharged no longer fit for War Service Para. 392 (CVI) Kings Regulations 9 Feb 1919

Home from 28 Sep 1918 to 9 Feb 1919, 135 days

H J Cumberpatch (Father) 54 East Street Northampton

 

RENEWAL OR REVISION OF AWARD

Albert H Cumberpatch

Regt: 18th London

Reference No. 902E4096

Report of Medical Board 19 Dec 1919 Prevents nil.

Disability: D.A.H. [Disordered Action of the Heart aka ‘Soldiers’ Heart’ see: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2342343/pdf/brmedj06974-0005.pdf and http://rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/361/1468/533 ]

Percentage of disablement: nil

Gratuity £5 Final

 

AWARD SHEET – FIRST AWARD

Surname: Cumberpatch

Christian Name: Albert Henry

Regiment: 18th London

Rank: Rifleman

Regtl. No.: 601776

Date of Discharge: 9 Feb 1919

Cause of Discharge: Para. 392(XVI) K.R.

Pension, Gratuity, or Weekly Allowance: D.A.H. Aggravated 20% 5/6/26c from 20 Dec 1919 Bonus

Number of Children and Allowance: Single

Awarders’ Instructions: Should be treated by his Panel Doctor

 

Renewal or Revision of Award

Report of Medical Board 21 May 1919 Prevents 20%

Award or Decision; Pension, Gratuity, or Weekly Allowance: 5/6/26c from 13 Aug 1919 Bonus