Henry Thomas Cunningham Unknown date of birth - 27 April 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number9799 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Portrait from The Weekly News; 6 August 1941 - This image ma … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesHenry Thomas AWMM SurnameCunningham AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number9799 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 AWMMCarpenter AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMHenderson StreetBluffNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr T.G. Cunningham (father)Henderson StreetBluffNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 5 January 1940 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsGreece AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number9799 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMInvercargillSouthlandSouth IslandNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMM5 January 1940 AWMM20th (Canterbury-Otago) Battalion AWMMPrivate AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled in ActionCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Henry Cunningham was the son of Henry Thomas Graves Cunningham and Alice Cunningham, of Bluff, Southland, New Zealand.He was killed near Markopoulon, Greece, in a raid on 20 Battalion's position by a squadron of Luftwaffe fighter-bombers.Two sons, brothers James Albert Cunningham (10443) and Henry Thomas Cunningham (9799) were killed in WW2. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death23 AWMM Date of death27 April 1941 AWMM Cause of deathKilled in Action AWMM Place of deathGreece AWMM Death notesGreece AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAthens MemorialPhaleron War CemeteryAthensGreece AWMM Memorial referenceFace 13 AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Henry Thomas Cunningham by laying a poppy. Grace Cunningham Harry Glen Cunningham Henry Thomas Cunningham Herbert Adam Cunningham Herbert Alexander Cunningham Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Henry Thomas Cunningham Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedPringle, D., Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington: Dept. of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. Digital copyhttp://www.nzetc.org/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 1: WW2 45 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.