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Regimental number1139
Place of birthNhill Victoria
SchoolSt Patrick's, Ballarat and Melbourne High School, Victoria
Other trainingTeachers College
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressGlen Forbes, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Stella Cunningham, Violet Town, Victoria
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 July 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 23), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary CUNNINGHAM. Native of Netherby, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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