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Andrew Twyman CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number359
Date of birth--/02/1892
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPastoralist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinJames Cunningham, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH6
Promotion date: 28 January 1916

Lieutenant


Unit: LH6 MGO
Promotion date: 1 April 1916

Captain


Unit: 4 MG Sqn
Promotion date: 28 February 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Unspecified


Recommendation date: 3 December 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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