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William Francis CULLEN

Regimental number1894
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBread carter
Address46 Jarrett Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Thomas Cullen, 46 Jarrett Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceEnlisted 25 February 1916 - 53 Battalion 3rd Reinforcement; taken on strength 53 Battalion 24 November 1916; gassed 17 April 1918; mortally wounded 3 September 1918.
Enlistment date25 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Age at death23
Place of burialHebecourt British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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