Charles Cumberpatch

Private 16452 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Charles Cumberpatch was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England in 1880. He was the son of Henry Cumberpatch and his wife Sarah nee Lovell.
Charles married Harriet Annie Stone at St Giles Church, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England on Christmas Day 1905. They had a daughter Gladys Cumberpatch born in Northampton in 1915. Charles was a Finisher in Boot Factory.
He enlisted in the army as Private 16452 of the 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment but was killed at the Somme in France on 5 June 1917. He died at 55 Casualty Clearing Station, Peronne-la-Chapelle, Somme, France. He is buried at La Chapelette British and Indian Cemetery, Peronne, Somme, France. 

Obituary

Pte. C Cumberpatch
The death occurred from wounds on June 5th [1917] of Pte. Charles Cumberpatch, of the Northamptons, husband of Mrs. Cumberpatch, of 18, St Edmund's Road, and third son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cumberpatch of Byfield Road, St James, Northampton. He enlisted at the outbreak of war in the 3rd Northamptons, and was transferred to a service battalion on going to France. He had previously been wounded three times, and leaves a widow and two young children.
The Northampton Independent, Vol. 12, No. 616, June 16th, 1917 p.10

Medal Rolls

NORTHAMPTON REGIMENT

B.1751

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit

Remarks

16452

Private

Cumberpatch, Charles

2nd Northamptonshire Regiment 16452 Private

Died 5 Jun 1917

Warley, 5 Nov 1920

NORTHAMPTON REGIMENT

B.480

ROLL of INDIVIDUALS entitled to the Decoration granted under Army Order 20 of 1918

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Date of Disembarkation

Remarks

16452

Private

Cumberpatch, C. [Charles]

22 Apr 1915 (1) [France]

Died 5 Jun 1917

14576

Private

Cumberpatch, H. [Harry]

26 Jul 1915 (1) [France]

Died 14 Jul 1916

Warley, 1 Jul 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl No.

CUMBERPATCH

Northamptonshire Regiment

Private

16452

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

K/1/101B

1751

 

BRITISH

Ditto

Ditto

 15 STAR

K/1/7B

480

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Theatre of War first served in

     1. France

 

Date of entry therein

22 Apr 1915

 

 

 

 

K1380

 

 

Correspondence

Address

 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

INDEX No. Fr. 1468

LA CHAPELETTE BRIT. CEM., PERONNE

CUMBERPATCH, Pte. C. 16452. 2nd Bn. Northamptonshire Regt. 5th June 1917. I.F. 10.

GRAVES REGISTRATION REPORT FORM

Place of Burial LA CHAPELLETTE BRITISH CEMETRY

Regiment: 2/Northants

No. 16452

Name: Cumberpatch

Rank and Initials: Private C.

Date of Death: 6 June 1917

Cross Erected: Erected

Plot, Row and Grave: I.F.10

 

Charles Cumberpatch in the UK, Army Registers of Soldiers' Effects, 1901-1929

Record No.: 515529

Registry No.: E/422050/1

Soldier’s Name: Cumberpatch Charles         A.F.W. 5070 sent 11 Jun 1919

Regiment, Rank, No.: 2nd Battalion Northants Regiment Private 16452

Date and Place of Death: 5 June 1917 No. 55 C.C.S. France

Credits: Account and Date: Warley July 1917 £4 7s 5d

Charges: £4 7s 5d Sept 1917

Date of Authority: 6 Sep 1917 Widow sole legatee Harriet A £4 7s 5d

Date of Authority: 31 Oct 1919/2 Widow sole legatee Harriet A £11 10s 0d

War Gratuity £11 10s 0d 13 Aug 1919