George Edward Cumming
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.
Edward M. Bennett
|Captain of H.M. T.B. 98
21 Sep, 1904
Gordon R. Bald
- The Navy List. (November, 1905). p. 400.