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Thomas Richard CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number2586
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMill hand
AddressBoulder PO, Boulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Cunningham, Boulder PO, Boulder, Western Australia
Previous military serviceEnlisted 7 May 1915 - 11 Battalion 8th Reiforcement; taken on strength 11 Battalion 21 October 1915; wounded Fleurbaix 30 May 1916.
Enlistment date7 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XLII, Row C, Grave No. 5), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2354 Lance Corporal Phillip Roderick CUNNINGHAM, 11th Bn, died of wounds as prisoner of war, 16 April 1917; 412 Sapper Michael CUNNINGHAM, 1st Tunnelling Company, died of disease, 8 May 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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