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Albert Edward CUMMINGS

Regimental number3517
Date of birth6 September 1899
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, E H J Cummings, Caroline Street off South Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date29 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date21 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 2 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918. Re-embarked from Egypt, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, 15 May 1918. Sick to hospital, Fovant, 15 May 1918; rejoined 9th Training Bn, 14 June 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 15 August 1918; taken on strength, 41st Bn in the field, 19 August 1918. Admitted to 10th Australian Field Ambulance, 16 November 1918 (influenza); discharged to duty, 22 November 1918; rejoined Bn, 26 November 1918.

Marched out to England to commence return to Australia, 19 May 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Prinz Hubertus', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 August 1919; discharged, 21 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death28 September 1984
Age at death85
Place of burialCremated: Buderim Crematorium, Queensland

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