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William CUMMINS

Regimental number2155
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCook
AddressMac's Hotel, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinBrother, Mr Richard Cummins, Mac's Hotel, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A44 Vestalia on 11 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Place of death or woundingHeilly (Halle, France)
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 28), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Florie CUMMINS, Portland, Victoria. Native of Mount Gambier
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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