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Edward James CUMMINGS

Regimental number2052
Place of birthBeaulieu, Hampshire, England
Place of birthBeaulieu, Hants, England
SchoolWoolston Board School, Near Southampton, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, Thomas George Cummings, 34 Brock Road, Beckton Road, Victoria Docks, London, Eng
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 August 1915
Place of death or woundingDardanelles, Turkey
Date of death3 August 1915
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 44), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
36
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary CUMMINGS, Beaulieu
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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