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Surname
Cullen né Cohen
First names
Ralph Neville
Rank
2nd Lieutenant
Service No.
13/985A in NZEF
Date of Death
6/12/1915
Hebrew Date
29 Kislev 5676
Hebrew Date
כ״ט בְּכִסְלֵו תרע״ו
Age at Death
30
How Died
Killed in Action
Where Died
Kosturino Ridge (Greco-Bulgarian border), Greece
Cemetery
Doiran Memorial, Greece
Service Details
6th Battalion, Princess Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers, British Army. Previously 3rd Auckland Mounted Rifles, NZEF.
Served
Egypt, Greece
Occupation
Age at Enlistment
Place of Enlistment
Locality on Enlistment
Religion
Jewish
Gender
Male
Date of Enlistment
1914
Date of Discharge
Country of Enlistment
New Zealand & England
Notes
Born 1885 Middlesex, London, England. Son of Neville David COHEN & Roselind "Rossi" Mabel née LEVY. Educated at Sydney Grammar School. "Travelled to Canada in 1913 aboard the Empress of Japan, arriving on 17 May. He returned to England shortly after aboard the Allan Line, arriving in Liverpool on 13 June 1913. He was a second lieutenant in Princess Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers (6th Battalion) at the time of his death. He is listed as a Squadron Sergeant-Major in the Third Auckland Mounted Rifles in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force of 1914. His last New Zealand address was given as Northern Club, Auckland. His regimental number was 13/985A. Source: People Australia.
 
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