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VC1197    Arthur Edward Cumming

Name   Arthur Edward Cumming   No.      

VC Issue No.   1197   Awards   VC   OBE   MC

Regiment   Indian Army, commanding 2/12th Frontier Force Regiment


Now   Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army

Rank VC Won    Lieutenant-Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier

Place Of Birth   Karachi, Pakistan

Place Of Death   Edinburgh, Scotland

Buried/Location Ashes   Warriston Crematorium, 36 Warriston Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Cremated   Warriston Crematorium, 36 Warriston Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland

Date Buried/Cremated   14 April 1971

Headstone   Ashes     Plot/Grave no.   Garden of Remembrance

Gazetted    20 February 1942

VC Presented   29 July 1947, King George V, Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Named on Chair in Chapel, St Luke's Church, Chelsea, London

P  Named on Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, Green Park, London

By The Way…

VC Held By

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, England



VC 1196 VC 1198
VC 1196
VC 1198

BORN    18 June 1896

DIED   10 April 1971   AGE   74

VC Won   3 January 1942    AGE    45

Place VC Won   Near Kuantan, Malaya (now Malaysia)

War/Campaign   Second World War

Second World War