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Private Charles Cullinan

1st Battalion Leinster Regiment
Service No: 3716

Charles Cullinan grave

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Personal details

Family Information

Son of Patrick and Ann Cullinan of Ennis, Co. Clare. Charles` younger brother Private John Cullinan of the 2nd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers Died of Wounds on the 18/05/1915 aged 35. He is NOT on the Memorial (no connection to Coatbridge) but both brothers are remembered on the Co. Clare Roll of Honour.

Born / Resided

Ennis, Co. Clare / 67 Dundyvan Rd, Coatbridge

Died

Died of Wounds 07/05/1915

Enlisted

Coatbridge 1914

Employed

Tube Worker in the British Tube Works

Age

41

Buried / Remembered

Divisional Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Cemetery / Memorial Information

The cemetery was first used by Commonwealth units at the end of April 1915 and continued in use until May 1916. Row C contains the collective grave of 23 men of the 2nd Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment who were killed in the German gas attack at Hill 60 on 5 May 1915. The cemetery was used again from July 1917, mostly by artillery units, for burials arising from the 1917 Flanders offensive. There are 283 First World War burials within the cemetery.

Additional Information

Charles is listed as CUNNIENE on his MIC and on the CWGC and CULLINAIN on the Stewarts and Lloyds Roll of Honour (see photos). The correct family name is CULLINAN. Also remembered in the St Augustines Parish (book) Roll of Honour

Photos
  Medal Index Card  remembered at home

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