Second Lieutenant Gerald Somerville Yeats Cullen

Regiment: Royal Irish Fusiliers
Date published: 29/06/1917
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 11/04/1916
Age at death: 19
Cemetery: Brown's Copse Cemetery, Roeux, Pas de Calais, France
Plot: III. D. 6.
Information: Second LieutenantGerald Somerville Yeats Cullen, Royal Irish Fusiliers, who was reported wounded and missing on April 11th, 1916, is now reported as having been killed in action on that date. He was the second son of the late Rev. J. E. Cullen, M.A., Rector of Ballyhaise, Co. Kerry, and o f Mrs. Cullen, Langford Place, Cork. He was educated at Bishop Foy School, Waterford, and St. Columba's College, Rathfarnham, and subsequently entered Sandhurst. He received his commission in the Royal Irish Fusiliers in April, 1916, and went to France in February, 1917. He was in his 19th vear.