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Regimental number2270
Place of birthGordon Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address18 Deakin Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, William Cunningham, 18 Deakin Street, East Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 8 January 1916 - 8 Light Horse Regimnent 16th Reinforcement; takenon tsrength 1st F. Squadron 25 June 1916; 3rd F. Troop 28 February 1917; 2nd F. Squadron 24 December 1917; appointed driver 24 December 1917.
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Squadron Engineers
FateDied of disease 16 October 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death30
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 44), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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