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Stanley Richard CUMMINGS

Regimental number30431
Place of birthExeter, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressCondinup via Bridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Cummings, Topsham, Devonshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 June 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 22
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Pay Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 February 1920
Discharge date13 July 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 23 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 29 January 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 26 June 1917; taken on strength, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, 2 August 1917.

Transferred to 10th Field Artillery Brigade, 5 August 1917, and reverted to Gunner at own request.

Transferred to Australian Army Pay Corps, London, 11 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ceramic', 12 March 1920; disembarked Fremantle, 18 April 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 13 July 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathJanuary 1967
Place of burialTopsham Cemetery, Devon, England
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUMMINGS Stanley Richard

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