George Frederick CULLEN

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CULLEN, George Frederick

Service Number: 463
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Broken Hill, New South Wales, 12 June 1896
Home Town: Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 17 May 1915, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
II A 25
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Broken Hill War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 463, 10th Infantry Battalion, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 463, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 463, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 463, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE G. CULLEN

Private George Cuilen, killed in action  at the Dardanelles, was a member of  the famous 10th, and enlisted from  Broken Hill. His mother, Mrs. Deliamere, died a few months ago. Before enlisting he was employed at De Bavay's works. His brother-in-law, Trooper J. B. Lewis, is a member of the Light Horse." - from the Adelaide Advertiser 17 Jul 1915 (nla.gov.au)

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