|Place of birth||Newry, Co Down, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss N Cunningham, 24 Barrack Street, Newry, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 months in the 17th Bn, 2nd Reinforcements, AIF.|
|Place of enlistment||Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: enlisted in the AIF, 18 April 1915, as Regimental No 1676; did not embark; date of discharge not recorded.
Embarked for overseas, 26 August 1915. Joined 6th Bn, Lemnos, 31 October 1915. Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation). Transferred to and taken on strength of 1st Pioneer Bn, Serapeum, 12 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 2 April 1916. On leave, 31 December 1916; rejoined Bn, 10 January 1917.
Admitted to 4th Australian Field Ambulance, 30 January 1917 (gonorrhoea); discharged to Base Details, 16 February 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 34 days. Rejoined Bn, 15 March 1917.
Detached to 1st Australian Divisional Signal Company as a visual signaller, 11 August 1917. On leave to United Kingdom, 28 October 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 15 November 1918. Ceased detachment and rejoined 1st Pioneer Bn, 18 January 1919. Marched out for return to Australia, 19 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'City of Poona', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne for onward to travel to Sydney, 14 May 1919; discharged, 9 July 1919.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDied at Callan Park Mental Hospital, New South Wales.
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|Sources||NAA: b2455, CUNNINGHAM Richard Armour|