William Smith Anthony Cummock Unknown date of birth - 31 October 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number25538 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeLance Bombardier AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Report Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share 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 Report Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Report Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMLabourer AWMM Post war occupation Report Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMGallowayOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr J. Cummock (father)GallowayOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre Nov 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Report Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number25538 AWMM Military units Military service Report Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Report Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMAlexandraOtagoNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Report Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM1 November 1940 AWMMAucklandNew Zealand AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM1 November 1940 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 3rd Division (IP) AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 35 Battery AWMMRangatira or HMNZS Monowai AWMMGunner AWMMWW2 AWMM1941 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Report Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Report Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Report Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Bombardier AWMMNew Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment AWMM Report 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 Report Death About death Contribute › Age at death28 AWMM Date of death31 October 1942 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Report Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceI. C. 23. AWMM Report Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Report 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 Report Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.