Bryan Thomas CULLEN

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CULLEN, Bryan Thomas

Service Number: 217314
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 26 October 1947
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Trainee Accountant
Died: Died of wounds, South Vietnam, 27 November 1967, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
Plot Wall 6 Panel G
Memorials: Adelaide Pathway of Honour - 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment , Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Grafton Clarence Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial
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Vietnam War Service

26 Sep 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 217314, 1 Australian Reinforcement Unit
26 Oct 1967: Involvement Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, SN 217314, 7th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (7RAR)

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Biography

Birth: Oct. 26, 1947
Sydney
New South Wales, Australia
Death: Nov. 27, 1967, Vietnam

217314 Private Bryan Cullen was born in Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, on the 26th October 1947.

His service in Vietnam included:-
1st Australian Reinforcement Unit, from the 26th September 1967 to the 23rd October 1967; 7th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment, from the 24th October 1967 until his death on the 27th November 1967
Bryan Cullen, a champion cyclist and trainee accountant, had served as a clerk in Battalion Headquarters and had asked to be posted to a rifle company to see action. He was posted to D Company. During an attack on an enemy bunker system Private Cullen was fatally wounded by a burst of enemy machine gun fire and died on the 27th November 1967.

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