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CUNNACK, George James

CFHS Ref 5142
War WW I
Forenames George James
Nationality UK
Rank Captain
Section Company Battery 180th Tunnelling Company
Service Royal Engineers
Citations MC – For gallantry in command of a company in the operatgions near Le Cateau, on October 12th 1918. The attack on the first objective was held up by very heavy machine-gun fire. Finding that he could not get throught the wire, he skillfully withdrew his company, reorganised, and immediately made arrangements for a fresh attack in conjunction with the troops on his left, and so gained the objective, capturing prisoners and machine guns. He displayed fine courage and leadership.
Residence Lismore, Helston
Date Of Death 17-Oct-18
Will Yes
Cause Died of wounds
Interred Serain Communal Cemetery Extension
Parish War Memorial Helston WM. Helston PC. Camborne Mining School.
County/Country (Cemetery) France
Age 22
Year Born 1896
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