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Charles William CULLIP

Regimental number14444
Place of birthTalbot, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressHigh Street, Avoca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Percy Herbert Cullip, Avoca, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 October 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Unit nameAustralian Army Service Corps Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll14444
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)No details of fate entered on Nominal Roll.
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Caralulup State School Roll of Honor ('In Honor of the Pupils of the Caralulpup State School who served the Empire in the Great War'), Victoria.
Discharge date22 January 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched in to ASC Training Depot, Parkhouse.

Transferred to Artillery, 10 July 1917, and taken on strength, Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Larkhill.

Proceeded overseas to France, 23 November 1917; taken on strength, 4th Artillery Brigade, in the field, 21 December 1917, and posted to 11th Battery.

On leave to England, 4 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 22 November 1918.

Attached to Corps Workshops, 22 December 1918.

Admitted to 8/15 Australian Field Ambulance, 20 March 1919 (measles); transferred to 5th Casualty Clearing Station; to 55th Casualty Clearing Station, 23 March 1919; to Ambulance Train No 14, 24 March 1919, and admitted to 14th Stationary Hospital; transferred to England, 10 April 1919, and admitted to King George Hospital, Stamford Street, London; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 15 April 1919; discharged on furlough, 25 April 1919, to report to AIF Headquarters, 9 May 1919.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 20 June 1919; discharged, 8 October 1919; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 111 days.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 1 November 1919; disembarked. Melbourne, 15 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 22 January 1920.
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, CULLIP Charles William

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