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James Sylvester CULLA

Regimental number235
Place of birthKurrajong
Other NamesSylvester
SchoolChristian Brothers College (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShop assistant
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Ellanor Culla, Thornes Street, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military service11th Infantry; Served in Australian Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 12, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 20 March 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI,, Row E, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Catherine CULLA, Mary Street, Ipswich, Queensland. Native of Kurrajong, New South Wales

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