|Place of birth||Port Lincoln, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Katanning, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Emily Stanley, Claude Street, Katanning, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||25th Light Horse|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Sister PTE|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 790 Pte Alan CUMMINGS, 10th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 15 June 1915; 5072 Pte Mark Hughy CUMMINGS, 48th Bn, killed in action, 9 April 1917.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Disembarked Egypt, 24 April 1916; marched into 4th Training Bn, 24 April 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel-el-Kebir, 10 May 1916 (VCSM contact); discharged to duty, 17 May 1916.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, Tel-el-Kebir, 1 June 1916 (influenza); transferred to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 June 1916; to Convalescent Depot, 13 June 1916; to British Red Cross Camp, 7 August (influenza and debility); invalided to England, 13 August 1916; admitted to 1st Western General Hospital (no date); discharged, 25 September 1919; marched into No 1 Command Depot, 25 September 1916.
Marched into No 3 Command Depot, 12 October 1916.
Marched into Infantry Training Draft Depot, 22 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916; marched into 4th Australian Base Depot, Havre, 1 January 1917.
Taken on strength, 48th Bn, 19 January 1917.
Wounded in action but remained on duty, 10 July 1917.
To 12th Training Brigade, England, 1 September 1917; attached for duty with Permanent Cadre, 5 September 1917.
Detached to Lewis Gun School, Tidworth, 26 September 1917; rejoined 12th Training Bn, 11 October 1917.
Admitted to Brigade Clearing Hospital, Codford, 8 April 1918 (scabies); discharged, 15 April 1918; marched into 12th Training Bn, 15 April 1918.
Admitted to Reading War Hospital, 21 June 1918 (bronchitis, while on leave); discharged, 14 July 1918; marched into 12th Training Bn, 14 July 1918.
Admitted to Brigade Clearing Hospital, 19 July 1918 (influenza); transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 22 July 1918 (venereal disease); discharged, 24 July 1918: total period of treatment for venereal disease, 3 days.
Detached to Musketry School, Tidworth, 30 October 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, 30 November 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 January 1919; marched into Australian Staging Camp and proceeded to join unit, 30 January 1919; rejoined unit, 5 February 1919.
Detached to Graves Registration Detachment, 1 April 1919.
To hospital, 20 May 1919 (sick); admitted to 4th Stationary Hospital, 22 May 1919 (inflammation of connective tissues, left foot); discharged to duty, 17 June 1919; rejoined unit, 18 June 1919.
Marched out to England, 29 July 1919; disembarked Southampton, England, 30 July 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Plassy', 5 September 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 17 October 1919; discharged, 25 February 1920 (medically unfit, bronchial asthma and flat feet).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Parents: Joseph CUMMINGS and Emily STANLEY (formerly CUMMINGS), Three Springs, Western Australia|
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Springvale Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CUMMINGS Roy Leo|