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John Henry CULPIN

Regimental number6241
Place of birthCreswick Victoria
SchoolBerringa State School
Other trainingNil
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address23 Anderson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, G F Culpin, 23 Anderson Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Place of death or woundingGordon Railway Station
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialGordon Cemetery (Portion Roman Catholic, Plot III, Section 1119, Grave No. 4), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: G.F. and Kate CULPIN. Native of Creswick, Victoria

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