Ernest Hall Cunningham Image

Name

Private Ernest Hall Cunningham

Born

1893-12-12

From

Occupation

Farmer

Religion

Baptist

Death

1917-08-15

Where Died

France

Killed

Killed in Action

Awards

British War Medal, Victory Medal

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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

252428

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

209th Battalion

Enlisted

Swift Current, SK

Enlistment Date

1916-03-10


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

252428

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

10th Canadian Infantry Battalion

Enlisted

Swift Current, SK

Enlistment Date

1916-03-10

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Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Notes

“Circumstances of Casualty” are noted in Cunningham’s personnel file as “Took part in the attack on Hill 70, near Loos, early on the morning of August 15th 1917, and was last seen in the front line just previous to the “jump off”, no details being available relative to the circumstances of his death”.







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160th Bruce Battalion Cap Badge
160th Bruce Battalion Cap Badge
Swift Current Collar Badge
Swift Current Collar Badge
Victory Medal (Side A)
Victory Medal (Side A)
Victory Medal (Side B)
Victory Medal (Side B)
British War Medal (Side A)
British War Medal (Side A)
British War Medal (Side B)
British War Medal (Side B)
Cunningham personal effects list
Cunningham personal effects list
Certificate of Enlistment, 209th Battalion
Certificate of Enlistment, 209th Battalion
Cunningham picture postcard, back
Cunningham picture postcard, back
July 17, 1917 envelope (with letters marked II to VI)
July 17, 1917 envelope (with letters marked II to VI)
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 1
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 1
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 2
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 2
Cunningham picture postcard, front
Cunningham picture postcard, front
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 3
Thompson letter to Cunningham, July 23, 1917, p. 3
Commemorative Memorial Scroll
Commemorative Memorial Scroll
Cunningham letter (III), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (III), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (V), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (V), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (VI), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (VI), [July 1917?]
Envelope, July 17, 1917
Envelope, July 17, 1917
Memorial certificate, 1918
Memorial certificate, 1918
Ernest H. Cunningham portrait, 1916
Ernest H. Cunningham portrait, 1916
Cunningham letter (IV), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (IV), [July 1917?]
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
160th Battalion Enlistment Card
Cunningham letter (II), [July 1917?]
Cunningham letter (II), [July 1917?]
Memorial Cross
Memorial Cross
Memorial Cross
Memorial Cross
Memorial Plaque
Memorial Plaque
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 12, 1917
Paisley Advocate, Sept. 12, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 6, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, Sept. 6, 1917
Walkerton Telescope, August 15, 1918
Walkerton Telescope, August 15, 1918

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