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Cecil George KUMSAY

Regimental number2160
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolWilliam Street Public School, New South Wales
Age on arrival in Australia20.9
ReligionChurch of England
Address25 Smith Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, G Kumsay, 25 Smith Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAveluy Communal Cemetery Extension (Row N, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Elizabeth FRANCIS (formerly KUMSAY), of Primrose Avenue, Sandringham, New South Wales, and the late George KUMSAY. Native of Sydney, New South Wales

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