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Regimental number5986
Place of birthEvansford, Victoria
AddressEvansford, near Talbot, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cunningham, Evansford, near Talbot, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Discharge date15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Corporal Thomas CUNNINGHAM, Reg. No. 856, 39th Battalion, killed in action 31 August 1918; Lance Corporal Laurence CUNNINGHAM, Reg. No. 1090, 8th Battalion, killed in action 26 July 1916
Other details

War service: Western Front

Discharged owing to being medically unfit.

Total service: 1236 days (of which 974 days were abroad).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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