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Wallace Roy CUMMING

Regimental number1953
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
SchoolFremantle Boys Public School, Western Australia
Other trainingNil
ReligionCongregational
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Mason, Nill Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Duncan Cumming, Tuckfield Street, East Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1953B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 139), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Duncan and Margaret CUMMING. Native of Fremantle, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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