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Name: Lumsden Cummings
Country: Canada
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 1
Victories: 5
Born: 20 July 1896
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died: 21 December 1955
Place of Death: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 
 
The son of Charles and Katharine (Lumsden) Cummings, Lumsden Cummings entered the Royal Flying Corps in October 1915. After completing flight training in the summer of 1917, he was posted to 1 Squadron in August. By the end of November, he scored five victories flying the Nieuport 27. On 9 February 1918, Cummings was in hospital. On leave at home in Canada, he was married on 16 October 1918 before returning to the U.K. a month later. With the war over, he left the Royal Air Force and returned to Canada on 5 March 1919. He became a civil engineer and lived in Toronto until his death in 1955.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 20 Sep 1917 1210 1 Nieuport 27 (B3631) DFW C (DES) Gheluvelt
2 01 Oct 1917 1100 1 Nieuport 27 (B6790) C (DES) Keiberg
3 01 Oct 1917 1110 1 Nieuport 27 (B6790) DFW C (OOC) 1 Houthoulst
4 15 Nov 1917 1156 1 Nieuport 27 (B6815) Albatros D.V (OOC) Gheluwe
5 24 Nov 1917 0845 1 Nieuport 27 (B6815) Albatros D.V (OOC) Moorslede

1 Shared with Capt William Rooper, 2Lt Robert Birckbeck, Lt Francis George Baker (B3630)
 
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