Cunningham, Ernest Emile

Personal Details

First nameErnest
Middle nameEmile
Date of birth01/01/1886
Date of death21/06/1964


Son of James and Bridget Larkin, born in Narrabri NSW [exact date not known] [Ref:28770/1886]

Brother of Hilton who also served in WW I

Ernest was a horseman and pastoral worker in the Northern Territory and Queensland before moving to Blackall

Buried in the Blackall Cemetery. View headstone

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service number2632
Date of enlistment18/10/1915
Locality of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Place of enlistmentMuttaburra, Qld
Next of kinJames Cunningham (Father)
Date of discharge15/10/1919
Posting at discharge2nd Light Horse Regt


Embarked Brisbane on HMAT Seang Choon on 4 May 1916, 2nd Light Horse Regt, 18th Reinforcements.

Enlistment details - Age 28, Labourer, Single, Catholic.

Ernest may have been in the 49th Battalion also.