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Regimental number*5561
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolQueen's College, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressFranklin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H Cummings, Franklin, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 9 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollComissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateKilled accidentally 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMinshemhampton, Gloucester, England
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLeighterton Church Cemetery, Boxwell-with-Leighterton, Gloucestershire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dr. Harold and Marcia CUMMINGS, "Dunesbin", Thirroul, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt M.H. Cummings MM and Capt E.D. Cummings DFC AFC.

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