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Thomas Henry Cummings

In memory of:

Aircraftman 2nd Class Thomas Henry Cummings

October 14, 1942


Cabot Strait, Atlantic Ocean

Military Service


Service Number:

R/170525

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of William and Alice Cummings, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 67 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GANDER CEMETERY
Newfoundland, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot 3. Row 4. Grave 27.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star October 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Thomas Henry Cummings– Thomas Henry Cummings in uniform, age 20.
  • Photo of THOMAS HENRY CUMMINGS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of THOMAS HENRY CUMMINGS– Tommy, Alice and Marjorie. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of THOMAS HENRY CUMMINGS– Tommy and his mother Alice.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (1)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter (2)– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • S.S Caribou– He died on board the SS Caribou on 14 October 1942 when it was sunk by a German U-boat.
  • Grave Marker– Photo Courtesy of Gander War Cemetery: A Digital exhibit sponsored by Canada's Digital Collections.

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