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William Ronald CUMMING

Date of birth25 January 1886
Place of birthCamperdown Victoria
AddressToorak, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ava Irma M Cumming, 'Glendruid', Lansell Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion


Unit: 39th Battalion
Promotion date: 3 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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