Lieutenant Harry Jackson Cummins

Regiment: 5th Gurkha Rifles
Panel reference: Panel 264 to 269.
Date published: 24/09/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 21/08/1915
Cemetery: Helles Memorial, Turkey
Information: Lieutenant Harry Jackson Cummins, 5th Gurkha Rifles, was killed in action at the Dardanelles. He was a son of Professor and Mrs. Ashley Cummins, St. Patrick's Place, Cork, and was in his 27th year. Lieutenant Cummins was educated at Cheltenham College, whence he passed into Sandhurst and entered the Indian Army in 1908. He joined the 5th Gurkha Rifles in India and returned with his regiment to Egypt, whence he was invalided home, but returned to the front and was killed in action on August 21st.