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William Thomas CUNNINGHAM

Regimental number2056
Place of birthAlbert Park Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address24 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Cunningham, 24 Foote Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date22 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Medaille Militaire

Recommendation date: October 1917

FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25.9
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 2), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Frances CUNNINGHAM, 4 Edward's Crescent, South Northcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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