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   Captain William Gordon Cummings
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 14/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Medical Corps (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 13/07/1877
Died: 18/05/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 39
William Cummings and was educated at the Royal School, Dungannon. Doctor William Cummings, had in a few years, built up a large medical practice him in the districts of Hamwell and West Ealing, London. William voluntarily joined the forces long before the day of conscription. He was with the Royal Army Medical Corps. Surgeon Captain William Cummings was killed in action on 18th May 1917 in the battle around Bullecourt.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Mory Abbey Military Cemetery
  Ervillers, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave I-E-10
CWGC Casualty 568721
Mory is a village between Arras and Bapaume, and about 2 kilometres east of the village of Ervillers. Mory-Abbey Military Cemetery is 450 metres north of the village on the north side of the road to Ecoust-St. Mein opposite a large farm called "L'Abbaye".
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Dungannon War Memorial - WWI - Panel 2 Dungannon
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Royal School Dungannon Book 24
2 Queens University Belfast
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists a William Cummings Lists William as age 22, a medical student, at house 48 in Coal Island, Tullyniskane, Tyrone)
2 1901 Census lists Cummings family Does not list William as living with the family at house 44 in Scotch Street, Dungannon, Tyrone
3 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Dungannon Cummings, Mrs, boot and shoe warehouse, Scotch street
4 1911 Census lists Cummings family Does not list William as living with the family at house 47 in Scotch Street, Dungannon, Tyrone
5 Photo of William Cummings' gravestone
6 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
7 Queens University and WW1 Queens University details
8 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of William Cummings's headstone can be purchased here.
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023