Frank CULLEN

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CULLEN, Frank

Service Number: 6059
Enlisted: 11 September 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Templers, South Australia, 16 June 1886
Home Town: Mallala, Mallala, South Australia
Schooling: Wasleys School, Wasleys, South Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 25 December 1917, aged 31 years
Cemetery: Prowse Point Cemetery
Plot 111, Row b, Grave 2 Headstone inscription reads: Nothing in my hand I bring simply to the cross I cling , Prowse Point Military Cemetery, Wallonie, Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mallala District of Grace WW1 Roll of Honor, Mallala War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

11 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6059, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide
6 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6059, 27th Infantry Battalion
6 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6059, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Afric, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Place of birth as per Book/Page 586/170. Attestation papers states the place of birth as Templers a small town just a short distance north of Willaston

Son of Michael Cullen and Mary (nee Warden) Cullen of Balaklava, previously Mallala, SA; brother Sydney Arnold Cullen, Doris Elvera Cullen, Harold William Thomas Cullen, Allan Clifton Cullen and Leslie Leonard Cullen

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal