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D/6281   Private Thomas Cullen
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 03/04/2024
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 6th Innishkilling Dragoons (British Army)
Died: 06/12/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 25
Thomas Cullen was a son of David and Elizabeth Cullen of Pomeroy. The family later moved to live at 363 Northcross Street, Leadgate, Durham. Thomas enlisted with the Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line, at Chester-le-Street, County Durham. At the beginning of December 1917 Thomas was seriously wounded. He was removed to one of the Casualty Clearing Stations situated at Tincourt but died of his wounds on 6th December 1917.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tincourt New British Cemetery
  Tincourt, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave 4-A-17
CWGC Casualty 255362
Tincourt is a village about 7 kilometres east of Peronne and Tincourt New British Cemetery is on the west side of the village, just off the D199.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

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1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 233
References and Links
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1 Poor photo of Private Thomas Cullen's grave can be purchased here
2 Calvary 1914-18 Brooms Our Lady R.C. Listed on Leadgate War Memorial in Chapel
3 Leadgate St Ives Church Listed on memorial in Leadgate St Ives Church
4 Leadgate War Memorial Listed on Leadgate War Memorial
5 National Archives UK Medal card can be purchased here
6 Soldiers Died in the Great War Details of Private Thomas Cullen
7 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private Thomas Cullen's grave can be purchased here
Cookstown District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2010-2023