|Born||28 March 1877|
|Years of service||1898 - 1935|
|Commands held||152nd (Seaforth and Cameron) Infantry Brigade
|Battles/wars||World War I|
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath
Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Distinguished Service Order
Educated at Cheltenham College, Dick-Cunyngham was commissioned into the Gordon Highlanders in 1898. He served in the Second Boer War and was appointed a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order (DSO), which he received from King Edward VII during an investiture at St. James′s Palace on 2 June 1902. He later served in the World War I briefly commanding 152nd (Seaforth and Cameron) Infantry Brigade before being taken prisoner-of-war at Le Cornet Malo in Northern France in April 1918. After the War he became Assistant Adjutant General at the War Office. He was appointed Commander of 152nd (Seaforth and Cameron) Infantry Brigade again in 1927 and then took a tour as Brigadier-General on the General Staff at Southern Command in India before becoming General Officer Commanding 53rd (Welsh) Division in 1932. His last appointment was as General Officer Commanding 4th Division in June 1935 before he died in November 1935.
In 1905 he married Alice Daisy Deane; they had two daughters.
|General Officer Commanding the 4th Division
June 1935–November 1935