Charles John DULLEA

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DULLEA, Charles John

Service Number: 5691
Enlisted: 9 March 1916, Kadina, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 43rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Eudunda, South Australia, Australia, 6 April 1882
Home Town: Saddleworth, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Saddleworth Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 1 August 1917, aged 35 years
Cemetery: Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, Nord Pas de Calais
Trois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row V, Grave No. 31), Steenwerck, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Alford District of Ninnes Honour Board, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bute District Council WW1 Roll of Honor, Saddleworth Institute Roll of Honor WW1, Saddleworth Memorial Trees Plaque, Saddleworth St. Aidans Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

9 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Kadina, South Australia
27 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5691, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Jun 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5691, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne
1 Aug 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5691, 43rd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
Date unknown: Involvement 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

The Register (Adelaide, SA: 1901 - 1929) Thursday 16 August 1917

THE AUSTRALIANS.

BIOGRAPHICAL.

LATE PTE. C. J. DULLEA.

Mrs. Mary Dullea, of Saddleworth, received news on Sunday that her second son, Charles, had died of gunshot wounds, in France, on August 1. The deceased was one of a family of soldiers, and he first offered his services in October, 1914. He was accepted in March, 1916, on the third attempt. He left Australia in June, 1916, with the 18th   of the 10th, and he was transferred to the 43rd Battalion in England. He left for France in November, and served with his battalion up to the time of his death. He was of fine physique, and was 35 years of age. He spent his boyhood days in Saddleworth, and was educated at the Saddelworth Public School. At the time of enlistment he was engaged in farming at Bute. Pte. Charles Dullea is the third member of the family to make the supreme sacrifice. His eldest brother, Cpl. M. Dullea was killed at Pozieres, in August, 1916, and Sgnlr. W. E. Dullea, at Noviene, on April 2, 1917. Another brother, Bdbr. T. Dullea, has been with the forces for more than two years, and is at present serving with the artillery in France.

 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article60469325 (nla.gov.au)

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