|Place of birth||Dunolly, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Address||5 St John Street, Windsor, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, George Cumper, 5 St John Street, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served as Sergeant in Australian Military Forces Area 49a, VIctoria.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||24th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Ypres, Belgium|
|Age at death||20.9|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Tyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXXVIII, Row D, Grave No. 22), Passchendaele, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Gladys Louise CUMPER, 5 St John Street, Windsor, Victoria. Native of Dunolly, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne 27 September 1915.
Taken on strength, 24th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 10 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 20 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 18 April 1916.
Wounded in action, 5 August 1916 (gun shot wound, left shoulder), and admitted to 2nd Field Ambulance; transferred to 3rd Casualty Clearing Station, 6 August 1916; to 3rd Canadian General Hospital, Camiers, 7 August 1916; to 7th Convalescent Depot, 23 August 1916; to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 4 October 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 31 October 1916 (disordered action of the heart); transferred to England, 12 November 1916, and admitted same day to Edmonton Military Hospital (tachycardia: slight); transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital Hospital, Southall,12 November 1916; discharged to Command Depot, Wareham, 18 November 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 February 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 18 March 1917.
Promoted Temporary Corporal, 19 April 1917; temporary rank made substantive, 1 May 1917.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 20 May 1917; temporary rank made substantive, 20 August 1917.
Killed in action, Belgium, 9 October 1917.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Parents deceased by 1923; next of kin then listed as brother, Mr R.J. CUMPER, 19 Viva Street, East Malvern, Victoria.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CUMPER Douglas William Sinclair|