|Place of birth||Colbinabin, Victoria|
|Address||Moonee Ponds, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, R C Cumming, 17 St James Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||May 1916 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||Australian Army Medical Corps Details|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance|
War service: embarked Melbourne, 3 July 1916; marched in to No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, 3 September 1916; transferred to No 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 22 October 1916; taken on strength, Australian Army Medical Corps Details, Parkhouse, 15 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 June 1917; taken on strength, 10th Field Ambulance, 23 June 1917.
Wounded in action, 11 October 1917 (gun shot wound, chest); admitted to 10th Field Ambulance, 12 October 1917; transferred to 3rd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 12 October 1917; by Ambulance Train No 20 to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Boulogne, 14 October 1917; to England, 28 October 1917, and admitted to Queen Mary's Military Hospital, Whalley, 29 October 1917 (wound severe); discharged on furlough, 13 December 1917, to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 13 December 1917. Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 11 January 1918; marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, 13 March 1918; to AMC Training Depot, Parkhouse, 28 March 1918. Admitted to Hurdcott Group Clearing Hospital, 23 June 1918 (influenza).
Taken strength, 6th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, 11 July 1918; transferred to No 1 Two Squadron, Minchinhampton, 2 August 1918. Admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 6 October 1918 (not yet diagnosed); marched out to AAMC Details, Fovant, 3 November 1918; marched out for duty with 3rd Australian General Hospital, 8 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sardinia', 19 April 1919 (Nursing Staff); disembarked Melbourne, 8 June 1919; discharged, 13 September 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked 'Returned 10/5/23'.
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