Robert Cocks Cunningham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Captain
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards: Military Cross
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 03.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 10A

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 19.11.1884
  • Place of Birth: Broughty Ferry
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Chartered Accountant
  • Mother:

    Christian Ann Cocks Cunningham, “Hillside” Broughty Ferry

  • Father:

    William Ogilvie Cunningham, “Hillside” Broughty Ferry

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Cocks Cunningham

Robert has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

Awarded the Military Cross on 3rd June 1916, for very gallant work in carrying in a wounded officer for a considerable distance under very heavy fire a Mauquissart on 25th September 1915, and afterwards as only officer left with the battalion showing considerable ability in rallying the men.


Information supplied by Gary Thomson

Can you tell us more about Robert Cocks Cunningham'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: