Christopher CUMNER (1886-1928)

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Christopher was born 07-Aug-1886 in Sandhurst, Berkshire to Sydney CUMNERMiriam Crane MATTHEWS. He was baptised at Sandhurst on 04-Oct-1886.

From PRO/WO364/889, Christopher CUMNER #28813

Previously served: 3rd Royal Berks #7969 for 6 years

Called up to join Grenadier Guards, age: 29yrs 4mths, Occupation: Dormitory servant, married

Height: 5' 8½", eyes: Hazel, next of kin: Emily PALMER (wife)

27-Nov-1909: Married Sandhurst - Parish Church

Children: all born Easthampstead:

17-Oct-1917: Discharged, medically unfit due to inflamation of the lung.

Chelsea Number #136951. 5s/week pension, appeal was disallowed as his illness was not connected with his service.

Discharge address: Malborough Villa, Easthampstead Road, Wokingham, Berks.

Brothers (when discharged):

He died in 1928 at Wokingham, Berkshire, aged 42.

Census: 1891, 1901

1891 Census

2 Albion Cottages, York Town Road, Sandhurst, Berkshire
Sydney CUMNER, aged 61?, born Newbury, Berkshire, Club Servant @ R. M. College
Mariann CUMNER, aged 47, born Aldershot, Hampshire
Ernest E. CUMNER, aged 14, born Camberley, Surrey
Frederick C. CUMNER, aged 12, born Camberley, Surrey
Floretta CUMNER, aged 8, born Sandhurst, Berkshire
Christopher CUMNER, aged 4, born Sandhurst, Berkshire

1901 Census


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