William Bernard Cull
Serial No. 31089
21st Field Artillery Brigade, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column & 14th Field Artillery Brigade
William Bernard Cull - Information
William Bernard Cull was born in Campbelltown on the 18th of August 1878. He eventually resided at Avoca on Ivy St in North Sydney with his mother Annie. William gained employment as a commercial traveller. At the age of 37, he decided to enlist in the AIF at Marrickville on the 10th of May 1916. During training, he was made a Gunner with the 116th Howitzer Battery.
William's unit was sent overseas just before Christmas on the 19th of December 1916 aboard the RMS Orontes. His unit arrived at Plymouth in February 1917, and was marched into No. 3 Camp at Parkhouse before proceeding to France. Here, William was taken on strength to the 5th Divisional Ammunition Column. But by October, he was assigned to the 14th Field Artillery Brigade, and a year later promoted to Bombardier. After the war ended, he continued to work with the Field Artillery, before returning to Australia on the 8th of July 1919.