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Walter Henry CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number9384
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
SchoolState School, Taringa and Grammar School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cunningham, Taringa, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service7th Infantry; Lieutenant, Citizen Forces
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name5th Field Artillery Brigade Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 47), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
14
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret CUNNINGHAM, Marine Parade, Taringa, Queensland

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