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Lindsay Kingsborough CUNNINGHAM

Date of birth28 September 1887
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectricial engineer
AddressRothesay, Upper Wycombe Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 11"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lesley Cunningham, Rothesay, Upper Wycombe Road, Neutral Bay, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Orderly Officer)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Division Artillery
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Discharge date17 February 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire' (date not recorded); disembarked, 30 January 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 17 February 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUNNINGHAM Lindsay Kingsborough

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