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Ross William Jack CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number48
Date of birth30 September 1894
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationColt breaker
AddressMambray Creek, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fannie Cunningham, Mambray Creek, Baroota, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date11 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 11 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: service No S212820.
Date of death1 December 1977
Age at death81
Place of burialRSL Walls, Centenniap Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, CUNNINGHAM Ross William Jack

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