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Alexander CULLEN

Regimental number2253
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBalmain, NSW
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressRosebank, 6 Raynor Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Cullen, 6 Raynor Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateKilled in Action 25 February 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Sars
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot L, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Margaret CULLEN, 'Crosshill', Glenfern Road, Epping, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3791 Pte Sidney CULLEN, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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