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John Francis Cumberlege Mordaunt, MC

Male 1881 - 1936  (55 years)


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  • Name John Francis Cumberlege Mordaunt 
    Suffix MC 
    Residence 1881  Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 15 Feb 1881  Guildford, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1891  Weston-super-Mare, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Cranbrook, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 May 1936  Kensington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2900  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Father Lieut. Colonel James Sparrow Mordaunt,   b. 14 Nov 1843, Flax Bourton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1927, Adderbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Harriet Theresa Gibbs,   b. 1 Apr 1844, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1925, Adderbury, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1872  Clifton Hampden, Oxfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1st son. Baptised at Christ Church, Guildford. Educated at Tunbridge School 1895-9.

      2nd Lieut. 3rd Battln. (Militia) Somerset Light Infantry August 1900; Lieut. 1905; Capt. October 1908 (Reserve); Major regular army Reserve of Officers (2nd class) since 1920. Served in the S. African (Boer) War February 1901 to May 1902 with the 4th Battn. (Queen's medal and 1 clasp). Hon. Lieut, in the Army May 1902. Sometime (up to 1914) a Rubber Planter in Malaya.

      In the Great War rejoined 3rd Battn. Somerset Light Infantry from Malaya November 1914. In France with 1st Battn. February to May and July 1916 to April 1917 when he was appointed to command 1st Battn. East Lancashire Regiment during the last phase of battle of Arras (including capture of the Roux chemical works) and remained with this Regt. till August. Served again with 1st Battn. Som. L.I. in France December 1917 to May 1918. Was in command of 1st Battn. Hampshire Regiment May to October 1918 serving in the resumption of offensive, capture of the Hindenburg line, &c. Returned to 3rd battn. Somerset L.I. in Ireland Oct. 1918. M.C. 1917. Despatches 1917. 1914-15 Star, British War medal, Allies' (Victory) medal. In the Officers'
      Friend dept. of the Ministry of Pensions, London 1920-2. Nov.

      (1930) in an Antique business in Basil Street off Sloane Str., Chelsea.

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    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1881 - Guildford, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Weston-super-Mare, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Cranbrook, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 May 1936 - Kensington, London Link to Google Earth
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