William Patrick CUNNINGHAM was born at Jerilderie during 1885. His parents were Mary CARROLL and William CUNNINGHAM. He was known as Billy and his occupation was as a farmer. Aged 28 and in 1916 he enlisted for service in the 56th Battalion AIF for WW1 service. He suffered gunshot wounds to the head in France in 1916. He returned to Australia in 1919. William remained single. According to information he had mouth injuries and would have found it difficult to eat, this is understandable with the head injuries he received during WW 1. William ( Billy ) CUNNINGHAM died aged 45 at Jerilderie NSW on the 27 April 1932 and is buried in the catholic section of the Jerilderie cemetery.
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This is the final resting place of William Patrick CUNNINGHAM at Jerilderie Cemetery.