Andrew Twynam CUNNINGHAM MC, MID

CUNNINGHAM, Andrew Twynam

Service Number: 359
Enlisted: 28 August 1914
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia, 12 September 1891
Home Town: Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Schooling: Geelong Grammar School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Pastoralist
Died: Injuries (car accident), Prince of Wales Hospital, New South Wales, 19 August 1959, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
plot number 530F
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 359, 1st Light Horse Regiment
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 359, 1st Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
9 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 359, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
18 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 359, 1st Light Horse Regiment, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli
28 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment
1 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations
28 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 2nd Light Horse Brigade HQ, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations
10 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1
10 Jul 1919: Involvement AIF WW1, Captain, 4th Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations

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Wounded in Action 18 May 1915 shrapnel to knee

Wounded in Action 7 August 1915 BW to neck