Arthur Sydney CUMNER (1862-1924)

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Arthur Sydney was born abt 1862 in Curragh, Ireland to Sydney CUMNERMiriam Crane MATTHEWS.

On 20-Dec-1898 he married Charlotte Sarah FERGUSON [M-Cert].

From PRO WO97/4623: He was with the Grenadier Guards 3rd Batallion, Regimental No. 8124. He joined 27-Sep-1882 signing on for 12 years and giving his former occupation as a groom.

He was re-engaged for a further 12 years in Jan 1894.

His description on discharge (1903) was: Age 40, 5ft 10ins, 39ins chest, fair complexion, grey eyes and fair hair. His intended residence was Chapet? Villa, Crickey Hill, Yateley, Hants.

He was promoted:

Became a colour sgt. but was permitted to resign the rank and revert to Sgt. in lieu of being tried for abscence and conduct prejudicial to good order.



Died: 19-Feb-1924 at Gloucester Gate Lodge, Regents Park, London, NW1

He died on 19-Feb-1924 in Middlesex Hospital (Gloucester Gate Lodge, Regents Park) being in receipt of a pension of 2/3d per day.

Arthur & Charlotte has 1 child:

Census: 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901

1871 Census

Slade Street, St. Leonards, Hythe, Kent
Marian CUMNER, 27(M), Laundress & wife of butler, born Aldershot, Hampshire
Thomas W. CUMNER, 10(S), Scholar, born Ireland
Arthur S. CUMNER, 9(S), Scholar, born Ireland
Alfred G. CUMNER, 5(S), Scholar, born Pembroke Dock, Wales
John H. CUMNER, 1(S), born Hythe, Kent
Fanny HOLLY, 16(S), Niece, born Newbury, Berkshire

1881 Census

Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire
Arthur CUMNER, 18(S), College Servant, born Ireland

1891 Census

3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards, Chelsea
Arthur CUMNER, Soldier, 27(S), Colour Sergeant, born Ireland

1901 Census

Can't find Arthur or Charlotte

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