John CULLINANE

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CULLINANE, John

Service Number: 3793
Enlisted: 9 September 1915, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Georgetown, Queensland, 20 October 1890
Home Town: Charters Towers, Charters Towers, Queensland
Schooling: Cumberland State School
Occupation: Miner
Died: Killed in action, France, 14 November 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3793, 25th Infantry Battalion, Townsville, Queensland
31 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3793, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
31 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3793, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
14 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3793, 25th Infantry Battalion, Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography

"...3793 Private John Cullinane, 25th Battalion, of Cloncurry Qld. A miner prior to enlisting in September 1915, Pte Cullinane embarked from Brisbane with the 9th to 12th Reinforcements on board HMAT Wandilla (A62) on 31 January 1916. He trained with the 7th Training Battalion in Egypt from April and arrived for service on the Western Front in July 1916. Pte Cullinane was killed in action on the Somme, France, on 14 November 1916. He was 26 years of age." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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