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Thomas Milton Cunningham

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Thomas Milton Cunningham

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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/thomas-milton-cunningham
  • Forenames
    Thomas Milton AWMM
  • Surname
    Cunningham AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Tom Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Service number
    14699 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
    Ngati Poporo Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Waka
    Takitimu Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Rohe
    Mahia, Wairoa to Heretaunga Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Circa 1906 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    Abt. 1906 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Place of birth
    Hawke's Bay, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Birth notes
    son of Thomas Pura Cunningham & Te Paea Ataria nee' Rarere Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - Research
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Private Bag, Whakatu, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E. Thompson (sister), Private Bag, Whakatu, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Western Desert AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • New Zealand Infantry, 18 Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 19 August 2015 - http://www.nzwargraves.org.nz/casualties/thomas-milton-cunningham
  • Service number
    14699 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas and Pael Cunningham, of Hastings AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 36 AWMM
    Western DesertNorth Africa AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM XXVIII. E. 25. AWMM
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Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2093292
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    • Second 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. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 109 AWMM
    • Dawson, W. (1961). 18 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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19 August 2015Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher

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