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James John CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number2158
Place of birthColac Victoria
SchoolWarrion State School and Convent School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressWarrion, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James F Cunningham, Warrion, Victoria
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row Q, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary CUNNINGHAM, Warrion, Beeac, Victoria. Native of Colac, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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