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Cumming, James Douglas



Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 20 Mar 1893, Roseville, CA, U.S.A.
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2028, HR-2029, HR-2030, HR-2031

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1910 Arts 1917 grad B.A. 1917

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 1 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 22 years, 11 months
Previous military service: active militia
Previous military service (length): 3 yrs
Notes: 95th SK Rifles - Corporal; gazetted Lieut in C.S.C.I. Oct. 22, 1913

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
5th Bn        1917 April 28 KIA
English Reg    France 1917    


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  9 Apr 1917


Date of death: 28 Apr 1917
Cause: killed in action


Father: Cumming, W B
Father's Address: 619 Temperance St., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1916 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1910 1911 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 2208 - 47
College Building list #: 224
Roll of Honour list #: 50
Roll of Service (1928) #: 14
Long List #: 14

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