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Surname: CUMBERLAND
Forenames: Brian Clarke
Date of Death: Sunday, 15th August 1915
Regiment: Bedfordshire
Battalion: 1st/5th
Company: A
Rank: Captain
Number: -
Cause of death: Killed in action
Age: 26
Born: -
Enlisted: -
Resident: Luton
Theatre of War: Gallipoli
Buried/Commemorated: Azmak Cemetery, Suvla, Turkey
Grave/Memorial Details: Special Memorial 7
Further information: Son of Hugh Cumberland, J.P., C.A., of "The Lynchet," Luton.
National Roll Information: -
Newspaper Articles: -
Regimental Letters/Books: "Captain Cumberland was leading his company, the "A" Company, when he was killed on August 15th, 1915, being given the post of honour in leading the attack. It was his company that adavnced furthest and suffered heavily."
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