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Duncan Cumming

In memory of:

Private Duncan Cumming

December 13, 1919

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Railway Construction Company


10th Company

Additional Information


December 13, 1892
Belmont, Manitoba


October 25, 1918
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of Duncan and Margaret Cumming, St. James, Winnipeg, Manitoba. He enlisted claiming to be single and a farmer. He was admitted to the Manitoba Military Hospital on 20 August 1918 with Tuberculosis and was medically discharged on 3 October 1918.

Commemorated on Page 605 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 251.


The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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