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John William CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number9903
Place of birthTaringa, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMinister
AddressTaringa, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Cunningham, Taringa, Queensland
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, 16th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateDied of disease 7 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSutton Veny (St. John) Churchyard (Plot 61, Row J, Grave No. I), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret CUNNINGHAM
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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