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T/6982041   Driver John A Cunningham
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 01/02/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps (British Army)
Died: 10/02/1944 (Unknown)
Age: 42
Summary      
John A Cunningham was born about 1902. He was the husband of Ida Caroline Cunningham. Driver John A Cunningham was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps when he died in a military hospital in England on 10th February 1944. He was 42 years old. His wife and children lived at Rail View, Fivemiletown.
Further Information
John A Cunningham was born about 1902.
John Cunningham was the husband of Ida Caroline Cunningham.
Driver John A Cunningham was serving with the Royal Army Service Corps when he died in a military hospital in England on 10th February 1944. He was 42 years old.
A newspaper report from the time notes that his wife and children lived at Rail View, Fivemiletown.
Driver John Cunningham is buried at Fivemiletown Church Of Ireland Churchyard. His inscription reads: GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS
John A Cunningham's gravestone
The CWGC record Driver John A Cunningham as the husband of Ida Caroline Cunningham of Fivemiletown.
Many thanks to Mark Byers, author of the Fivemiletown War Dead book, for the information.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Rail View, Fivemiletown Fivemiletown Wife and children lived at Rail View 54.375288 -7.321754
References and Links
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1 FindAGrave.com Photo of Driver John Cunningham's gravestone
2 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Driver John Cunningham's gravestone can be purchased here
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