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HENRY PALMER CULLWICK

CULLWICK,  HENRY PALMER

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  2388

UNIT:   56th INFANTRY BATTALION, AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE

BORN:                     -       NORFOLK ISLAND      

DIED:     05/08/1918        DIED OF WOUNDS             
         
PLACE:    No.11 AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL, CAULFIELD,
                        VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA
SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr Thomas Cartwright CULLWICK (father), WAIPAWA

SIBLINGS:   James Barton CULLWICK (brother), No.1625, 7th Light Horse,
                                AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE    

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr T.C. CULLWICK (father) 

OCCUPATION:  FARMER

EMPLOYER:   

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   

HEIGHT:   5’ 7½”        WEIGHT:    130lb.        CHEST:   

COMP:               EYES:                   HAIR:  
    
EDUCATION:   5 YEARS AT WANGANUI COLLEGIATE
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:                               

ENLISTED:   YOUNG,  N.S.W. AUSTRALIA         DATE:   20/02/1916

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT: 5th 

MILITARY RECORD:
PREVIOUS MILITARY EXPERIENCE – SENIOR CADETS, WANGANUI COLLEGIATE.
30/09/1916.  EMBARKED WITH 56th BATTALION, 5th REINFORCEMENT 
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE (AIF) FROM SYDNEY, N.S.W. ON 
HMAT A60 ‘AENEAS’.
07/03/1917. SEVERELY WOUNDED AT ROUEN, FRANCE. (GUNSHOT WOUNDS HIP
        AND HANDS).
        RETURNED TO ENGLAND.
SEPT 1917.  INVALIDED TO AUSTRALIA. (LEG LATER AMPUTATED).
16/05/1918.  DISCHARGED FROM THE SERVICES.
05/08/1918.  DIED OF WOUNDS, CAUSED BY GUNSHOT WOUNDS, 
RECEIVED AT ROUEN, FRANCE ON 07/03/1017.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.