Wilfred Cumberlidge 1898-1967

Private 33561 East Lancashire Regiment

Wilfred Cumberlidge was born 9 December 1898 in Furness Vale, Cheshire, England. He was the eldest son of William Cumberlidge and his wife Elizabeth Ann nee Woodbridge.

Wilfred joined the 13th General Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment as Private 33561. He was awarded the British War and Victory Medals.

Wilfred married Edith Ann Leech in 1924 and they had a daughter Edith Joyce Cumberlidge, born in 1929.

Wilfred died in 1967 and his wife Elizabeth Ann Cumberlidge died in 1993.

Medal Roll

 

EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT

3787 B

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

Regimental No.

Rank

Name

Unit (in order)

Theatres of war in which served

33561

Private

CUMBERLIDGE Wilfred

13th Gn Battalion East Lancashire Regiment 33561 Private

 

Fulwood Barracks Preston, 19 Nov 1920

Medal Card

Name.

Corps.

Rank.

Regtl. No.

CUMBERLIDGE

East Lancashire Regiment

Private

33561

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wilfred

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medal.

Roll.

Page.

Remarks.

VICTORY

H/1/102B17

3787

 

BRITISH

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Theatre of War first served in

 

Date of entry therein

 

 

 

 

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