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Roy Garside CULPAN

Regimental number1126
Place of birthWanganui, New Zealand
Other NamesCULPAN, Roy Gartside
SchoolLaunceston High School, Tasmania
Other trainingAuckland School of Art
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs R G Culpan, Malolele, Mercer Road, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Previous military serviceAuckland College Rifles
Enlistment date15 October 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of disease 16 December 1914
Place of death or woundingCairo, Egypt
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 128), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Alice CULPAN; husband of Eva CULPAN, Saltburn Road, Takapuna, Auckland

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