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I am try to find the entry for a BEM awarded to Frederick James Cullen but can't seem to locate. He also served in the DLI, RE during WW1


if anyone can assist would be much appreciated


regards and thanks inadvance



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Hi Again

It seems I have his name wrong it is Challen not Cullen


I have managed to locate his service records, full name is Frederick Charles Challen. his MIC stated his second name starting with a J but should have been a C, hope that helps



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just wanted to share a little more about Challan.

He was born in  Jabalpur. India around 1895 and was a boiler maker before joing the army

he joined the army 18.07.1916 in India

prior to joining he also served in the East India Vol Rifles, Mussoorie Vol Rifles



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