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David John CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number2037
Place of birthSmithton Tasmania
ReligionBrethren
OccupationFarmer
AddressSmithton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Cunningham, Smithton, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 53597 Pte Kenny Fordon CUNNINGHAM, 55th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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