Thomas Clinton Cunningham

First Name: 
Thomas
Middle Name: 
Clinton
Last Name: 
Cunningham
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, October 10, 1893
Mother's Name: 
Blanche (nee Clinton)
Father's Name: 
Thomas J Cunningham
Date Enlisted: 
Thursday, January 20, 1916
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Lance Corporal
Unit: 
16th Battalion
Company: 
1st Australian General Hospital
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Tuesday, September 24, 1968
Cause of Death: 
Service related
Details: 

Private Thomas Cunningham (Service no. 5073) was born in Mount Kembla and worked as a railway employee prior to enlisting in the AIF.

He embarked on HMAT A9 Shropshire with 16th Battalion, 1st Australian General Hospital on 31st March, 1916. He served with the hospital in the Middle East and France.

He returned to Australia in March 1919 and was discharged from the AIF on 6th May, 1919.

In 1920 he married Ellen Sharp.

He is buried in Wellington, Western Australia.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, CUNNINGHAM T C

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