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Thomas Edward Cunningham

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Thomas Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 755 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Port ChalmersDunedin Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Port Chalmers, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM 145 Arden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Irene Cunningham, St. Vincent de Paul Orphanage, South Melbourne, Victoria AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 17 August 1914 AWMM Widowed AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 755 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      'This N.C.O. who is one of the original men, has all through shown spendid courage, coolness and devotion to duty. He is absolutely fearless and is always conspicuous during a bombardment by his cheerfulness which has a great effect on the men. He accompanies every wiring from his Company and has done particularly good work. No matter how trying the situation this N.C.O. always keeps his men in good spirits, generally starting a rousing song or chorus which is taken up by the whole company.' - 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62- 19/04/1917 AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM

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