Paul Cullen, Citizen and Soldier: The Life and Times of Major-General Paul Cullen AC, CBE, DSO and Bar, ED, FCA
Paul Cullen is the last surviving battalion commander from the Kokoda Campaign in New Guinea, reputedly the last Australian officer to have had his horse shot from under him in battle. He was a distinguished soldier, a staunch supporter of the Army Reserve, a business entrepreneur, the founder of Aust Care and AustAid. He was recognised by the United Nations for his outstanding contributions to the refugee cause in 1981. A tireless worker for charity, especially the Royal Blind Society and a noted breeder of Galloway cattle. He will be 96 in February 2006.
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