Edward James CUMMINGS

CUMMINGS, Edward James

Service Number: 2052
Enlisted: 8 January 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, 1882
Home Town: Drummoyne, Canada Bay, New South Wales
Schooling: Woolston Board School, Southhampton, England
Occupation: Engineer, Patternmaker
Died: Died of wounds - shrapnel wounds to the head, At sea, on board SS Reiva, Greece, 3 August 1915
Cemetery: East Mudros Military Cemetery
Plot 11, Row C, Grave 44
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, Sydney United Grand Lodge Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

8 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2052, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
13 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, 2052, 3rd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '7' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Kyarra embarkation_ship_number: A55 public_note: ''
13 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, 2052, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
3 Aug 1915: Involvement ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edward James and Mary Cummings, of Beaulieu. Born at Beaulieu, Hants, England.


Brother of Thomas George Cummings of Victoria Docks, London, England

Member of Hunters Hill 139 Lodge

Prior to enlisting he was employed by P & O, SS Co.Works, Albert Street, London, England