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Thomas Cummings

In memory of:

Private Thomas Cummings

January 26, 1917


France

Military Service


Service Number:

787642

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 9, 1887
Ramsay Township, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 30, 1915
Carleton Place, Ontario

Son of William David and Sarah Ann Cummings, of Carleton Place; husband of Mrs. F. M. (nee Munson) Lackey (formerly Cummings), of Carleton Place, Ontario. Brother of William, Mrs. John R. Lewis, Viola Cummings, Mrs. Clarence Hunter and Mrs. J. Worrall.

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 6.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas Cummings– From "Our Heroes in The Great World War", compiled by J. H. De Wolfe, Patriotic Publishing Co., Ottawa, Ontario, 1919.
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 389 of 890.
  • Other– Larry Gray's 'We Are the Dead' relates details about the lives of Carleton Place's 'Great War' (World War I) victims.

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