Maj Edward John Cumming

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Major Edward John Cumming, 120th Rajputana Infantry, Indian Army. Son of Anthony Edward and Agnes Mary Cumming. Husband of Myriam Annie McIntosh Ray (formerly Cumming, nee Fraser). Married on 19 Aug 1912 in Karachi, Bombay, India (now Pakistan). Educated at Bedford School. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the Indian Army. Promoted to Lieutenant 18 Nov 1906. Apointed Acting Major as Second in Command of his Battalion 16 Apr 1917-9 May 1917 and again on 10 Nov 1917. Died aged 34 years in Fort Niriz, Persia (Neyriz, Fars Province, Iran). Buried in grave 65.35196 in West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, West Norwood, London. Also commemorated in Bedford school chapel.
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Edward John Cumming, Major 120th Rajputana Inf I.A. who died at Fort Niriz, Persia 15th Nov 1918 aged 34.

Edward John Cumming

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