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William Arthur McCULLOCH

Regimental number622
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
OccupationCyanide worker
Addressc/o Mrs Edgar, Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 9"
Weight158 lbs
Previous military serviceRand Rifles and Imperial Light Horse
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Place of enlistmentColac, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAnzac Provost Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 January 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Sick to hospital, Dardanelles, 24 August 1915 (kidney trouble).

Admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 28 August 1915; transferred to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 28 August 1915 (rheumatism); to Helouan Convalescent Hospital, 28 September 1915; discharged on light duty, 26 October 1915.

Proceeded to join Anzac Provost Corps, 14 April 1916; taken on strength, Anzac Provost Corps, Abbassia, 14 April 1916.

Attached for police duty, Lines of Communication, Palestine, 26 September 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, from Suez, on board HT ‘Port Darwin’, 15 November 1918; admitted to hospital at sea, 17 November 1918 (influenza); disembarked Melbourne, 24 December 1918; discharged, 22 February 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Medals marked returned, 10 May 1923.
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCULLOCH William Arthur

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