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Royston Kingsborough CUNNINGHAM

SchoolFort Street High School, New South Wales
OccupationCustoms clerk
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinJames E. Cunningham, Tirkaura, Collins Street, Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 5 years in late NSW Scottish Rifle Regiment
Enlistment date2 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name1st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMATA49 Seang Choon on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death19 May 1915
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row S, Grave No. 7), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Annie CUNNINGHAM
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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