William Smith Anthony Cummock Unknown date of birth - Died 31 October 1942 PDF Print Share Key details Contribute › Service number25538 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Last rankLance Bombardier AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Smith Anthony AWMM SurnameCummock AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number25538 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMGalloway, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr J. Cummock (father), Galloway, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre Nov 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number25538 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAlexandra, Otago, New Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1 November 1940 AWMMAuckland, New Zealand AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMWellington, New Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1 November 1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force, 3rd Division (IP) AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 35 Battery AWMMGunner AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Bombardier AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › William Cummock was the son of James Cummock, and of Ellen Cummock (nee Birnie), of Galloway, Otago, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death31 October 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern Desert, North Africa, Africa AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM Grave referenceI. C. 23. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Smith Anthony Cummock by laying a poppy. Vincent Patrick Cummock Walter Begg Cummock William Smith Anthony Cummock Tom Cumpstone Frederick William Raukawa Cumpsty Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Smith Anthony Cummock Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedMurphy, W. (1966). 2nd New Zealand Divisional Artillery. Wellington, Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch.http://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2Arti.htmlSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 109 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 4: WW2 85 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.