Richard George Cumberlidge 1883-1958

Gunner 119565 Royal Field Artillery

Richard George Cumberlidge was born 21 May 1883 in Hydes Pastures in Warwickshire, England. He was the son of Thomas Cumberlidge and his wife Mary Ann nee Chamberlain.

By 1901 he was working in a cotton mill where he continued to work until he joined the army. He joined the army as Gunner 119565 in the Royal Field Artillery and he was commissioned 27 October 1916.

Richard married Ellen Turner in 1909 and they had seven children:

  • Richard George Cumberlidge, born 1910
  • Hilda Mary Cumberlidge, born 1914
  • Edwin Cumberlidge, born 1915
  • William Cumberlidge, born 1917
  • Norman Cumberlidge, born 1920
  • Kenneth Cumberlidge, born 1921
  • Keith Cumberlidge, born 1924

Richard died in 1958.

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

Royal Field Artillery SR

 

119565

 

 

 

 

 

 

R G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

 

 

Commissioned 27 Oct 1916

 

EF/1/5111

EF/9/3804

BRITISH

 

 

15 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silver War Badge List

 

Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

K1380

Officer in-charge Royal Horse & Royal Field Artillery Records forwards nominal roll of Commissioned men 25 Aug 1920

Extracted from EF/9/3804 10 Nov 1920