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{{LCommRN}} '''George Edward Cumming''', R.N. (20 December, 1883 – ) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
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{{LCommRN}} '''George Edward Cumming''', R.N. (20 December, 1883 – 1 November, 1914) served in the [[Royal Navy]].
  
 
==Life & Career==
 
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Cumming was appointed to {{UK-Donegal}} as Flag Lieutenant to Rear-Admiral [[Christopher George Francis Maurice Cradock|Cradock]] on 8 February, 1913.  He followed the admiral to {{UK-1Suffolk}} later in the year and indeed would be attendant to him for the rest of their lives.
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Cumming was promoted to the rank of {{LCommRN}} on 1 April, 1914.  He was appointed to the {{UK-GoodHope|f=tp}} on 16 August, 1914 and died when she sank with all hands at the [[Battle of Coronel]] on 1 November, 1914.
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Lieutenant-Commander George Edward Cumming, R.N. (20 December, 1883 – 1 November, 1914) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Cumming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1906.

Cumming was appointed to Donegal as Flag Lieutenant to Rear-Admiral Cradock on 8 February, 1913. He followed the admiral to Suffolk later in the year and indeed would be attendant to him for the rest of their lives.

Cumming was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 1 April, 1914. He was appointed to the armoured cruiser H.M.S. Good Hope on 16 August, 1914 and died when she sank with all hands at the Battle of Coronel on 1 November, 1914.

See Also

Bibliography

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward M. Bennett
Captain of H.M. T.B. 98
21 Sep, 1904[1] – 2 Apr, 1906
Succeeded by
Gordon R. Bald

Footnotes

  1. The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 400.