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Orton CUMMINS

Regimental number1203
Place of birthLaggan, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrazier
AddressFerndale, Laggan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Cummins, Ferndale, Laggan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 March 1916
Place of enlistmentGoulburn, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
Discharge date15 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 7 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 1 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 15 February 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 December 1973
Place of burialCrookwell Catholic Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUMMINS Orton

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