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Charles Douglas CUMMING

Regimental number20070
Place of birthBacchus Marsh Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address19 William Street, Preston, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Cumming, 19 William Street, Preston, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 June 1917
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records42
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (JPlot IV, Row C, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Barbara CUMMING, 1 West Street, Preston, Victoria. Native of Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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