William Cunningham

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 266334
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 1st/7th Battalion
  • Place of Death: Israel/Palestine
  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death: 02.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Israel/Palestine
  • Cemetery: Deir El Belah War Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: B.39.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 108 Hilltown, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:
  • Father:
  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Scott Cunningham, 108 Hilltown, Dundee

  • Children:

    May, born 28.05.1903, James, born 04.04.1905, Andrew, born 29.08.1907, Lily, born 11.05.1912 & George, born, 11.07.1914

More about William Cunningham

William’s youngest child George served as a rear gunner on Lancaster bombers, with the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve during the Second World War, but was sadly killed in action 25.07.1944. He is buried in Chateau-Voue Communal Cemetery, Coll-grave, 1.3. George was the husband of Helen Cunningham.

Additional information kindly supplied by George’s son, David O’Connell

Can you tell us more about William 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: