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James CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number581
Place of birthCoburg Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address98 Shield Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinE Cunningham 98 Shield Street, Flemington, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 18 Augsut 1914 - 6 Battalion
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death15 August 1915
Age at death20
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row I, Grave No. II), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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