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Robert Whyte McCULLOCH

Regimental number3195
Place of birthBelfast, Ireland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Height5' 8"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Leila Kate McCulloch, 31 Sheriffs Street, Petrie Terrace, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Discharge date13 June 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked for Active Service Abroad, 20 November 1915.

Found guilty, 14 February 1916, of being drunk and creating a disturbance in camp, Maadi, 12 February 1916: fined 2/6.

Commenced return to Australia, from Suez, on board HT ‘Seeang Bee’, 29 April 1916; disembarked, 31 May 1916; discharged, 19 June 1916 (unit demobolised).

Re-enlisted, 17 January 1917.

Embarked Sydney, 7 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 11 April 1917 for Active Service Abroad, 7 February 1917.

Marched into Australian Imperial Force Details Fovant, 11 April 1917.

Marched into 11th Training Bn, 23 April 1917.

Found guilty, 6 September 1917, of being absent without leave from 12.00 am, 4 September, to 9.00 pm, 6 September 1917: awarded 7 days’ confined to barracks; forfeited a total of 2 days’ pay.

Proceeded overseas to France, 17 September 1917.

Marched into 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Rouelles, France, 18 September 1917.

Taken on strength, 41st Bn, 29 September 1917.

Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 14 October 1917 (debility); transferred to 46th Stationary Hospital, Etaples, France, 15 October 1917; to England, 2 November 1917; admitted to 3rd West General Hospital, Cardiff, 2 November 1917; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 25 November 1917; discharged on furlough, 5 December 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 19 December 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 4 January 1918.

Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ‘Durham Castle’, 10 march 1918; disembarked Sydney, 12 May 1918; discharged, 13 June 1918 (medically unfit, debility).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCULLOCH Robert Whyte

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