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Regimental number7457
Place of birthNelson, New Zealand
SchoolWickham, Newcastle, New South Wales
OccupationDrapers assistant
AddressMayfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Cummings, Wyntre Street, Taree, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAMC in Citizens Forces
Enlistment date7 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1917
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, Somme, France
Age at death22.4
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCorbie Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 2, Row D, Grave No. 73), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Eliza CUMMINGS, 10 Fawcett Street Mayfield, New South Wales. Native of Nelson, New Zealand

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