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9800   Lance Corporal Herbert Bertie Cull
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 27/10/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 21/08/1915 (Killed in Action)
Age: 24
Bertie Cull was the son of James and Mary Anne Cull. James Herbert Ernest Cull was born about 1891 in County Louth. He was one of five children. Bertie’s father was a Clerk of Petty Sessions. Bertie enlisted at Navan, County Meath. Bertie's number indicates that he was a regular soldier who joined the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers in January or February 1910. He first arrived overseas, at Gallipoli, on 25th April 1915.Lance Corporal Herbert 'Bertie' Cull was killed in action at Gallipoli on 21st August 1915.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Helles Memorial
  Cape Helles, Gallipoli
Grave Ref: Panel 97-101
CWGC Casualty 694755
The Anzac and Suvla cemeteries are first signposted from the left hand junction of the Eceabat- Bigali Road. From this junction travel into the main Anzac area. Follow the road to Helles, opposite the Kabatepe Museum, at 14.2 kms. take a right turn at the 'T' junction and at 14.3 kms. take the left fork. After a total of 22.8 kms, take a right turn to the memorial along a rough track 500m long. The Helles Memorial stands on the tip of the Gallipoli Peninsula. It takes the form of an obelisk over 30 metres high that can be seen by ships passing through the Dardanelles.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
2 St. Macartan's Cathedral Tablet - WWI Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Cull family Lists James Herbert Ernest as age 10 living at house 48 in Clogher, Tyrone
2 1910 Ulster Towns Directory - Clogher Lists both James as Clerk and Annie as a draper.
3 1911 Census lists Cull family Does not list Bertie at house 35 in Clogher Town, Tyrone
4 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
5 St. Macartan's Cathedral Herbert Coll listed on 1914-1918 memorial tablet
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