Armed Forces: Attestation of Leonard George Gumbleton


Attestation of Leonard George Gumbleton

No: 8116
Name:
Leonard George Gumbleton
Corps:
Royal Engineers
Place of birth:
Portsea, Portsmouth, Hants
British subject:
Yes
Age:
19y 11m
Trade or calling:
Stonemason
Resided out of father's house for 3 years:
No
Apprentice:
No
Married:
No
Ever imprisoned:
No
Belong to any milita &c:
Yes Pt. Hants RE Vols
Ever served in armed forces:
No
Truly stated previous service experience:
Yes
Ever rejected for service:
No
Willing to be vaccinated:
Yes
Enlisting for what corps :
Royal Engineers
Oath taken:
Portsmouth 20 Feb 1901
Apparent age:
19y 11m
Height:
5ft 8¾inches
Weight:
10st 3;half;lbs
Minimum chest:
33½
Maximum chest:
35½
Complexion:
Fresh
Eyes:
Blue
Hair:
Brown
Religious denomination:
Wesleyan
Distinguishing marks:
None
Fit for army:
Fit
Attested Sapper 20 Feb 1901

Discharged at Portsmouth 15 Aug 1902 on termination of engagement

Military history

CountryFromToYears/Days
Home20.2.190124.3.190133d
S. Africa25.3.0118.6.021y 86d
Home19.6.0215.8.0258
1y 177d
Medals, decorations and annuities:
Queen's S.A. 1899-1902. Clasps: Cape Colony, O.F. State, Transvaal. 1901 & 1902
Next of kin:
Mr G A Gumbleton, 57 Newcome Rd, Fratton, Portsmouth

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20 Feb 1901

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