George Cumberpatch

Private 177222 328th (HS) Works Company Labour Corps

George Cumberpatch was born in Moulton, Northamptonshire, England in 1880. He was the son of Matthew Tanner Cumberpatch and his wife Henrietta nee Jones. He was a labourer by 1901. By 1911 he was a bricklayer's labourer.
George married Elizabeth Jane Beasley at Moulton, Northamptonshire, England on 6 Aug 1905. They had three children:

  • Elizabeth Margaret CUMBERPATCH, born 2 Mar 1906, Moulton, Northamptonshire, England
  • William George CUMBERPATCH, born 1907, Moulton, Northamptonshire, England and died 1908, Moulton, Northamptonshire, England
  • William Charles Edwin CUMBERPATCH, born 23 Aug 1914, Moulton, Northamptonshire, England and died July 2001, Northampton Registration District, Northamptonshire, England

George joined the army on 11th December 1915 and became Private 6101 4th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. He was assigned to a Reserve Battalion. he was described as:

DESCRIPTIVE REPORT ON ENLISTMENT
Name: George Cumberpatch
Age: 36 years 41 days
Height: 5 feet 7 inches
Chest: 36 inches expanded with 2 inches of expansion
Distinctive marks: none

His military career in summary:

STATEMENT of the SERVICES of No 6101 Name: Cumberpatch George
Corps: General Service Attested Private 11 Dec 1915
Corps: General Service Depot To Army Reserve 11 Dec 1915
Mobilized 14 Jun 1916
¾ Battalion Posted Private 15 Jun 1916
Middlesex Regiment  29th Infantry Works Battalion Transferred Private 17 Feb 1917
Labour Company H.S. 328 Transferred Private 5 May 1917
Transferred to Class “Z” Army Reserve 14 March 1919

George died in 1932 and his wife died in 1953.

 

George Cumberpatch in the British Army WWI Service Records, 1914-1920

Name:  George Cumberpatch

Gender:               Male

Birth Date:          abt 1879

Enlistment Age:               36

Marriage Date:  6 Aug 1905

Marriage Place:                 Moulton

Document Year:               1915

Residence Place:             Moulton, Northampton

Regimental Number:     6101

Other Regimental Numbers:      81809, 177222

Regiment Name:             Northamptonshire Regiment

Number of Images:         4

Form Title:          Short Service Attestation

Family Members:            

Name    Relation to Soldier

George Cumberpatch    Self (Head)

Elizabeth Jane Beasley  Spouse

Elizabeth Margaret Cumberpatch             Child

William Charles Eliza Cumberpatch    Child

SHORT SERVICE ATTESTATION OF

No: 6101 Name: George Cumberpatch

Corps: 4th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Name: George Cumberpatch

Address: Moulton, Northampton

Age: 36 years 41 days

Trade: Labourer

Married: Yes

Previous Military Service: No

Attested 11 Dec 1915

[Mobilised] 14 Jun 1916 at Northampton

DESCRIPTIVE REPORT ON ENLISTMENT

Name: George Cumberpatch

Age: 36 years 41 days

Height: 5 feet 7 inches

Chest: 36 inches expanded with 2 inches of expansion

Distinctive marks: none

Name and address of next of kin: Elizabeth Jane Cumberpatch Balls Row Moulton Northampton

Relationship: Wife

Particulars as to Marriage:

Christian Name of Woman: Elizabeth Jane Cumberpatch Beasly Spinster
Place of marriage: Moulton August 6 1905
Present address: Moulton Northampton

Particulars of Children:

Elizabeth Margaret Cumberpatch born 2 nd March 1906 Moulton
William Charles Edwin Cumberpatch born 23 rd August 1914 Moulton

MILITARY HISTORY SHEET

Campaigns: HOME 15 Jun 1916

Casualty Form – Active Service

328th HS Works
Regimental Number 177222 21209?

Regiment or Corps: 29th Middlesex Regt

Date of Birth: 27 Nov 1879 [27 Nov 1880?]

Rank: Private

Surname: Cumberpatch

Christian Name: G

Religion: Church of England

Age on Enlistment: 36 years / months

Enlisted: 14 Jun 1916

Term of Service (a) Duration of War

Service reckons from 14 Jun 1916

Date

From whom received

Record

Place of Casualty

Date of Casualty

Remarks

14 June 1918

SMB

Category BII

 

 

 

 

Transferred

328 (HS) Lab Company

 

5 May 1917

 

 

 

Admitted to Hospital

Tring

23 Jul 1918

 

 

 

Discharged from Hospital

Tring

18 Aug 1918

 

 Next of Kin: (Wife) 7 Prince of Wales Row, Moulton

O/C 328th (H.S.) Works Company

Date

From whom received

Record

Place of Casualty

Date of Casualty

Remarks

 

 

Despatched to Dispersal Centre No. 9B Purfleet for Demobilization Authority G/222 No. 3 Demobilization Area

Northampton

12 Feb 1919

 

Transferred to Class Z Army Reserve on Demobilization Date; March 14 1919

SHORT SERVICE ATTESTATION OF

No: 6101 G/81809 17222 Name: George Cumberpatch

Corps: 4th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment

Name: George Cumberpatch

Address: Moulton, Northampton

Age: 36 years 41 days

Trade: Labourer

Married: Yes

Previous Military Service: No

14 Jun 1916 at Northampton

DESCRIPTIVE REPORT ON ENLISTMENT

Name: George Cumberpatch

Age: 36 years 41 days

Height: 5 feet 7 inches

Chest: 36 inches expanded with 2 inches of expansion

Distinctive marks: none

Name and address of next of kin: Elizabeth Jane Cumberpatch Balls Row Prince of Wales Road Moulton Northampton

Relationship: Wife

Particulars as to Marriage:

Christian Name of Woman: Elizabeth Jan Cumberpatch Beasly Spinster
Place of marriage: Moulton August 6 1905
Present address: Balls Row Prince of Wales Rd Moulton Northampton

Particulars of Children:

Elizabeth Margaret Cumberpatch born 2 nd March 1906 Moulton
William Charles Edwin Cumberpatch born 23 rd August 1914 Moulton

MILITARY HISTORY SHEET

Campaigns: HOME 15 Jun 1916

STATEMENT AS TO DISABILITY

Unit: 328th H.S. Works Company

Regiment: Labour Corps

Regtl. No.: 177222

Rank: Private

Surname: Cumberpatch

Christian Names: George

Permanent Address: 7 Prince of Wales Row, Moulton, Northants

Age last birthday: 38

First joined for duty: 14 Jun 1916 at Northampton

I do not claim to be suffering from a disability due to my military service.

Place of Examination: Northampton G Cumberpatch Private February 10 1919

STATEMENT of the SERVICES of No 6101 Name: Cumberpatch George

Corps: General Service Attested Private 11 Dec 1915

Corps: General Service Depot To Army Reserve 11 Dec 1915

Mobilized 14 Jun 1916

¾ Battalion Posted Private 15 Jun 1916

Transferred to Class “Z” Army Reserve March 14, 1919

PROTECTION CERTIFICATE AND CERTIFICATE OF IDENTITY

CUMBERPATCH

George

177222

Private

328 HS Company

Labour Corps

Pay Office: Notts

Born in the Year: 1879

Medical Category B2

Place of rejoining in case of emergency: Sutton

14 Feb 1919

MEDICAL HISTORY of Cumberpatch George

Birthplace: Moulton County: Northants

Examined: 11 December 1915 at Moulton

Age: 36 years 41 days

Trade: Labourer

Height: 5 feet 7 inches

Chest: 36 inches expanded with 2 inches of expansion

Physical Development: Good

Vaccination marks: None

When vaccinated: Adulthood

Vision: Right: 6/9 Left 6/9

Slight defects: Varicose veins left leg. States he has suffered from Fits. Slightly deaf Right Ear – In discharge

Joined on Enlistment 328 (HS) Works Company

Regimental No: 177222

ADMISSIONS TO HOSPITAL

Tring Military Admitted: 23 Jul 1918 Discharged: 10 Aug 1918 Disease: Impetigo Couty? Days in Hospital: 19

…Papular spots back of neck?
…Recovery Discharged Unit

MILITARY CONDUCT SHEET

No. 177222 6101

Corps: 4th Res Northants 328 th HS Works Company

Cumberpatch G

Date of Enlistment: 14 Jun 1916

D Company

Certified no entry in this unit. O/C 328th (H.S.) Works Company

MILITARY CONDUCT SHEET

328th (HS) of Works Company

No. 177222 Private Cumberpatch G

Attested: 14 Jun 1916

Joined: 5 May 1917

Certified no entry in this unit. O/C 328th (H.S.) Works Company

STATEMENT of the SERVICES of No 6101 Name: Cumberpatch George

Corps: General Service Attested Private 11 Dec 1915

Corps: General Service Depot To Army Reserve 11 Dec 1915

Mobilized 14 Jun 1916

¾ Battalion Posted Private 15 Jun 1916

Middlesex Regiment  29th Infantry Works Battalion Transferred Private 17 Feb 1917

Labour Company H.S. 328 Transferred Private 5 May 1917

Transferred to Class “Z” Army Reserve March 14, 1919