Capt Patrick Benignus Cullinan MC, Leinster Regt

1894 . Born Newmarket, Clare. He appears to have added the "Begignus" when he went into the Army

1901 census at Newmarket on Fergus. His father is an army pensioner.

1911 census at

1917 Mar 1. The undermentioned, from an Officer Cadet Unit, to be 2nd Lts. Leins. R.—Patrick Benignus Cullinan.

1918 Jun 3. Gazetted MC. 2nd Lt. (A./Capt.) Patrick Benignus Cullinan, Leins. R., Spec. Res.

1918 Sep 1. 2nd Lt to be Lt. Leincs Regt. P B Cullinan

1919 Jan 13. Leins. R.—Lt. (actg. Capt.) P. B. Cullinan, M.C., 3rd Bn., Spec. Res., relinquishes the appt. of Adjt.

1920 Jun 30. Relinquishes his commission and Lt. P. B. Cullinan, M.C., and is granted the rank of Capt.:

1920 Oct 18 Joined ADRIC with service no 753. Platoon commander G Coy at Lakeside Hotel, Killaloe, Clare

1920 Nov 18 . Intelligence Officer

1921 Mar 15. Reverts to T/Cadet and returns to Depot

1921 Apr 12. "Resigned at own request" from ADRIC

1921 Aug 4. Arrives in Canada from UK

1922 Apr 8 Married in Revelstoke, British Columbia.to Florence May Leishman. His parents are given as Thomas Cullinan and Margaret McMahon. His place of birth was Newmarket-On-Fergus, Ireland

1927 Feb - Jun 1928 Living in Cal USA

1930 Apr 12. Crosses border into US in Washington State from Canada

1932 Sep 21. He marries again in Vancouver to Sydney Aileen Beaufort

1935 May Leaves UK with his wife Sydney Aileen bound for Gibraltar. Their intended country of residence has "undecided". He is a Journalist and their UK address was 25 Palmerston Rd, Southampton

1936 Dec 23. He leaves UK for Kingston, Jamaica. He is a Journalist, travels alone. UK address is Oxford Rd, Bournemouth.

1940 Jul 31. Beds & Herts. R. Capt. Patrick Benignus Cullinan, M.C. (142993) to be Lt.

1941 May 10. Royal Corps of Signals. Lt. P. B. Cullinan, M.C. (142993), from Bedfs. & Herts, R., to be Lt. retaining his present seniority.

1945 Nov 18. He is a "Rancher" UK address Victoria Barracks, Southsea, intended residence is Jamaica. Travels alone.

1946 Jan 27. War Subs. Maj. P. B. Cullinan (142993) relinquishes his commn., and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.

1953 Jul 28. He travels from UK to Dominica. He is a resident of Jamaica

 

 

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