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Robert Gawn Cullen

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 167 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 167 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Gawn AWMM
  • Surname
    Cullen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    21 August 1893 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    21/08/1893 Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015 - Military personnel file
  • Place of birth
    Mosgiel, Otago Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
    He was the oldest son. There were five children: 4 sons and 1 daughter Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015 - Family papers and photo
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Popotangi Station, Kereru, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    He was a farmer in the Tokomariro area, South Otago, and then retired to Balclutha, where he became Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015 - Family oral history
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Robert Cullen (father), Allanton, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM
    • After the war, he married Jane Elizabeth (nee Wilson) on January 8th, 1920. Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015 - Family papers

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/2424 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Trooper AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Bert said that they would be out on exercises in the desert, and were forbidden to drink from their water bottles, as "it was just for emergencies". Officers would come around and demand to see their bottle, put their finger in it, and if they couldn't feel water near the top, they were put "on charge".
    Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015
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  • Robert's son, Bob Cullen, remembers his father telling him that looking after the horses when with the Mounted Rifles was an extra duty. It often meant that he missed out on food, as he would be last to line up. So he transferred to an Artillery Unit ( a machine gun unit)
    Public - Lois - Other Relative - 21 August 2015
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Sources

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21 August 2015LoisChristchurchOther Relative

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