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Howard Clifford CULLEN

Regimental number3536
Place of birthMosman New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressRaglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Sir W P Cullen, Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name1st Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 2 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 19
Date: 14 February 1918

Other details

From Unit embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish on which ship from Sydney, H.C. CULLEN embarked. The lists do not separate out on the basis of ship of embarkation those who left Australia in the 2nd reinforcement.

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

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