Stephen Cunningham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Lochgelly
  • Service no: S/7252
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 11th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 32
  • Date of Death: 19.08.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 15A & 16C

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Leslie, Fife
  • Address: 1 North William Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner
  • Mother:

    Elizabeth Cunningham

  • Father:

    George Cunningham

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Margaret McFarlane (formally Cunningham) 1 North William St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Elizabeth, born 17.08.1904, George, born 15.01.1906, Georgina,born 15.09.1910 & Thomas, born 31.05.1913

More about Stephen Cunningham

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

Stephen Cunningham   2/7252   Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Four Fatherless Bairns.

Private Stephen Cunningham, is survived by a widow and four children.  He had been in the firing line for the  past eleven months.  Deceased was a miner, and was well known in the Crosshill and Glencraig district.

Dundee Courier 20th September 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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