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Colin McCULLOCH

Regimental number6374
Place of birthSkaith, Co. Wigtown, Scotland
SchoolNeerim State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBuln Buln, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McCulloch, Buln Buln, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 11 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularYoungest of 17 children. Family migrated to Australia when he was 6 (acc. to RoH circular; 3 acc. to later descendants). Married Ruby Florence ANDERSON, 28 March 1916, at Sandringham, Victoria.
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingRosieres, France
Age at death37
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
53
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Elizabeth MCCULOCH; husband of Ruby MCCULLOCH, Avoca, Victoria. Native of Skaith, Newton Stewart, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsb. 4 April 1881

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