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William Edward Harold CULLEN

Regimental number4406
Place of birthCoromandel Valley South Australia
SchoolCoromandel Valley Public School, South Australia
AddressCoromandel Valley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lily Cullen, Coromandel Valley, South Australia
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death23.6
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 47), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lily CULLEN, Coromandel Valley, South Australia. Native of Coromandel Valley
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2136 Pte Frederick Gilbert CULLEN, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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