3/10/1914- Completed Medical Examination Busselton WA
10/10/1914- Allotted 10th Light Horse Regiment Claremont WA as Trooper
14/11/1914- Allotted ” A ” Squadron 10th Light Horse Regiment
8/02/1915- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Mashobra ” bound for Egypt
4/03/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Base
16/05/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
7/08/1915- Killed in Action Walkers Ridge Gallipoli.

 

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

1914/15 Star – Medal No. 5222

British War Medal – No. 8735

Victory Medal – No. 8692

Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 320003.

 

MEMORIAL INSCRIPTIONS

Busselton War Memorial WA

Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 7.

 

AUTHOR NOTE

When Richard CUMMING left to join the 10th Light Horse Regiment at Guildford, WA, he rode a horse donated by James H. FORREST, of Ludlow, WA.