Ernest Edward CUMNER (1876-1940)

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Ernest Edward was born in 1876 in Camberley, Surrey [GRO: 1876 SepQr, Farnham, 2a 96] to Sydney CUMNERMiriam Crane MATTHEWS.

From PRO W097/2604

Ernest Edward Cumner, Royal Artillery, 2nd Dep. Div. F.A. Boy Detachment Aldershot

Next of kin: Father Sydney, 2 Albion Cottages, Sandhurst

Joined at Aldershot 26-Jan-1892, born: Camberly, Nr. Ascot, Surrey

He was aged 15yrs, 6 mths and signed on for 12 years He was 5ft 3 1/4ins, 102lbs, chest 30 1/2-32ins, fair complexion, hazel eyes, brown hair, C of E.

16th Oct 1896 at Woolwich appeared before a medical board and was found to be unfit for duty due to a severe rheumatism (could only walk slowly with a stick) Discharged to the service 5-Nov-1896

In 1897 he married Maion Rosina DAVIS [GRO: 1897 SepQr, Easthampstead 2c 879].

He died in 1940 at Windsor, Berkshire [GRO: 1940 DecQr, Windsor 2c 1220 - aged 64].

Census: 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901

1881 Census

5 Albion Cottages, Sandhurst, Berkshire
Sydney CUMNER, 53(M), Domestic Servant, born Newbury
Marrian CUMNER, 37(M), born Aldershot, Hampshire
Alfred CUMNER, 14(S), At home from company, born Pembroke Docks, Wales
John H. CUMNER, 11(S), Scholar, born Hythe, Kent
Richard H. CUMNER, 9(S), Scholar, born Hythe, Kent
Ernest E. CUMNER, 4(S), born Camberley, Surrey
Frederick C. CUMNER, 2(S), born Camberley, Surrey

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

Brandy Bottom, Yateley, Hampshire
Ernest E. CUMNER, Head, 22(M), 141st Corps Imp Yeo, born Camberley, Surrey
Marion R. CUMNER, Wife, 24(M), born Basingstoke, Hampshire
Daisy M. CUMNER, Daur, 3, born Sandhurst, Berkshire
Dorothy L. CUMNER, Daur, 1, born Yateley, Hampshire

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