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Edward William CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number1521A
Place of birthCalcutta, India
SchoolNil
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressHenry Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel May Cunningham, Henry Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date9 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Place of death or woundingTincourt
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 46), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret CUNNINGHAM

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