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Full Name: Vincent Patrick Cummock
Rank Last Held: Flight Sergeant
Forename(s): Vincent Patrick
Surname: Cummock
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: NZ41574
Gender: Male
Body on Embarkation: Royal New Zealand Air Force
Campaigns: Europe
Place of Death: Germany
Date of Death: 3 June 1942
Age at Death: 25
Year of Death: 1942
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, Kleve, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Grave Reference: 24 D
Biographical Notes:
  • Vincent Patrick Cummock was the son of James and Ellen Cummock, of Galloway, Otago, New Zealand.
  • At the time of his death he was flying with Bomber Command
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Weekly News
  • Headstone, Reichswald Forest Cemetery, 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, shelter and seats near the entrance
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and a shelter
  • Reichswald Forest War Cemetery, view of graves and the shelter near the entrance in the background
Additional Information: In 1998 Adriaan de Winter and Ton van Alphen undertook a project in the Reichswald Forest Cemetery photographing all the headstones of New Zealanders buried there.
Further References: Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch: Volplane Press.
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Royal Air Force Bomber Command losses of the Second World War: Vol.3 Aircraft and crew losses 1942 - by W.R. Chorley. Earl Shilton, Leicester : Midland Counties Publications, 1992 -
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