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Cummings, J., Rfmn., 1917

Photo: James Pasby

On the Arras memorial, Pas de Calais, France, is the name of 372952 Rifleman John Cummings serving with the 2nd/8th Battalion London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) who died 16/06/1917.

In Spennymoor (Tudhoe) Cemetery is a family headstone which reads:-

loving memory of
beloved son of
William and Hannah
died June 11th 1919
aged 18 years
Also Norman brother of the above
died June 11th 1914
aged 4 years
Riflem. John Cummings
who was killed in action in France
June 16th 1917 aged 39 years

Gone but not forgotten

John Cummings is remembered in Spennymoor on S131.02 and S131.11 and at Tudhoe Grange on T61.02

The CWGC entry for Rifleman Cummings

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk