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Francis Drake CULLEY

Regimental number32239
Place of birthNarrandera New South Wales
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingNil
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationOverseer
AddressWestaway, Narrandera, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H L Culley, Westaway, Narrandera, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 24
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 14 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingSt Souples
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBusigny Communal Cemetery (Grave No. 16), France. Remains exhumed and re-interred in Busigny Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot 8, Row C, Grave No. 56). (Vide I.W.G.C. Reference L5/AA/2897)
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: H.L. and Mary CULLEY
Family/military connectionsBrother: 567 Trooper John Simpson CULLEY, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 20 November 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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