Kenneth McKay Cumberledge 1893-1982

Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class M22510

Kenneth McKay Cumberledge was born on 27 September 1893 in St Austell in Cornwall, England. He was the youngest son of John Augustus Cumberledge and his wife Mary Saxby nee McKay.

He joined the Royal navy as Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class M22510 on 2 Aug 1916 for the duration of the war. He was awarded the British War Medal. He was a motor mechanic by 1939.

Kenneth married Jessie Pendlebury in 1956. He died in 1982.

Royal Navy Service Record

 

M22510 Devonport Name: Kenneth McKay Cumberledge

Date of Birth: 27 Sept 1893

Place of Birth: St Austell, Cornwall

Occupation: Fitter & Turner

Date and Period of Engagement: 2 Aug 1916 Hostilities

Age: FE [First Entry]

Height: 5 Ft 9½ Inches

Chest: 36 Inches

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Complexion: Fresh

 

Ships served in

Defiance; List & No: 14i 3188; Rating: Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class; Period of Service from 2 Aug 1916 to 20 Jun 1918

Egmont II; List & No: 15i 892; Rating: Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class; Period of Service from 21 Jun 1918 to 25 Jan 1919

Vivid; List & No: 15bi 806; Rating: Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class; Period of Service from 26 Jan 1919 to 19 Mar 1919

Defiance; List & No: 14i 4646; Rating: Acting Electrical Artificer 4th Class; Period of Service from 20 Mar 1919 to 16 Apr 1919

 

Paid War Gratuity

 

Character

Very Good 31 Dec 1916

Very Good 31 Dec 1917

Medal Roll

ROYAL NAVY WW1 MEDAL ROLL

14

Roll: R.N. [Royal Navy]

Name

Rank or Rating

No.

Medals, &c, earned

How Issued or disposed of

Remarks

CUMBERLEDGE, Kenneth Mc.K.

Acting Electrical Artificer 4.

M.22510

 

 

British War

 

 

ADM 171/100

Source: Admiralty, and Ministry of Defence, Navy Department: Medal Rolls. The National Archives microfilm publication ADM 171, 202 rolls. The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey, England.

Note:

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/records/abbreviations-in-world-war-one-medal-index-cards-rank.pdf

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/help-with-your-research/research-guides/british-military-campaign-and-service-medals/#9-appendix-2-abbreviations-found-in-adm-171