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Private Norman Hope Cumming

1896
Born in Bacchus Marsh, VIC
1/3/1916
Enlisted in the AIF, 17th Reinforcements, 5th Battalion, aged 19y 10m
4/4/1916
Embarked aboard the HMAT A14 Euripides
11/5/1916
Marched in to the 2nd Training Battalion in Egypt
28/5/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt
4/6/1916
Disembarked at Marseilles, France
8/6/1916
To hospital, Etaples, France - Pyrexia
25/6/1916
Transferred to Queen Mary's Hospital in England
18/7/1916
Transferred to convalescent depot - colitis
4/9/1916
Discharged from hospital to furlough
22/10/1916
Proceeding overseas to France
12/11/1916
Joined the 60th Battalion in the field - from 17th Reinforcements, 5th Battalion
12/12/1916 - 4/4/1917
To hospital sick - Influenza
12/5/1917
Wounded in action at Second Battle of Bullecourt - Shapnel wounds
12/5/1917
Admitted to 29th Casualty Clearing Station - gunshot wound to arm and abdomen, compound fractures of both legs
13/5/1917
Died of wounds
Buried at Grevillers British Cemetery, France just outside Bapaume

Last updated by lee, Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:55:18