Robert Cunningham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 33013
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: King's Own Scottish Borderers
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 24.04.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Aire Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.F.22.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 7 Roslin Terrace, Dundee
  • Occupation: Low & Bonar, Calender Works, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Annie Cunningham, 11 Frederick St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Thomas Cunningham

  • Siblings:

    Thomas

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about Robert Cunningham

Robert Cunningham   K.O.S.B.

Pte. Robert Cunningham, K.O.S.B., was the second son of Mr Thomas Cunningham, 7 Roslin Terrace.  He was 19 years of age, and joined the K.O.S.B., fourteen months ago.  He was sent to Italy, and was brought back to France, where, after a week’s service, he was severely wounded, and died on the 24th April.  A brother, Gunner Thomas Cunningham, is at present serving with the R.G.A., IN Salonika.  Prior to enlistment Pte. Cunningham was employed with Low & Bonar, Ltd., East Port Calendar.

Dundee Courier 14th May 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about Robert 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: