Clarence Howard CULPIN


CULPIN, Clarence Howard

Service Number: 5813
Enlisted: 1 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Stoke, Newington, England, 1879
Home Town: Eumundi, Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Central SS, Gatton Agricultural College, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 16 April 1918
Cemetery: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension
VII H 6,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eumundi & District Roll of Honour, Gatton Agricultural College HR, Nambour Heroes Walk, Nambour Maroochy Shire War Dead Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5813, 26th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5813, 26th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5813, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Boonah, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Millice and Hannah CULPIN, Taringa, Queensland.

His family came to Australia when he was 11. He attended Gatton College from 1897 to 1898 and graduated with a Diploma.

For the Front-— Mr. C. H. Culpin, of Sunrise, near Kumundi, has enlisted for the front and has gone into camp. He has leased his property to Messrs. Fred Hull and C. Ball.

Killed in Action. — Word was received here this week that Private Clarence Culpin, of Eumundi, had been killed in action in France. He was a well-known dairyihan here before enlisting. He responded to the call to arms and leased his farm. He was about 30 years of age, a single man, and a son of Dr. Culpin, of Brisbane.