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James Henry McCULLOUGH

Regimental number5387
Place of birthBelfast, Co Antrim, Ireland
Address3 Carlisle Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 8"
Weight153.5 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E McCullough, Gourley Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Other details

Embarked Melbourne, 1 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 25 September 1916.

Marched into 6th Training Bn, Rollestone, 26 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 19 November 1916.

Marched into 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 20 November 1916.

Taken on strength, 24th Bn, France, 21 December 1916.

Admitted to 7th Australian Field Ambulance, France, 17 March 1917 (scabies); transferred to No 2 Divisional Rest Station, 17 March 1917; discharged to duty, 28 March 1917; rejoined unit, 29 March 1917.

Wounded in action, France, 3 May 1917; admitted to 5th Australian Field Ambulance, 3 May 1917 (gun shot wound, right arm); transferred to No 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 3 May 1917; to Ambulance Train, 3 May 1917; to 9th General Hospital, Rouen, 4 May 1917; embarked for England, 16 May 1917; admitted to Military Hospital, Southwark, England,16 May 1917; to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, 4 October 1917; discharged on furlough, 12 October 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 26 October 1917.

Marched into No 2 Command Depot, 26 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia, from England, on board HT ‘Persic’, 21 December 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 12 February 1918; discharged, 15 August 1918 (medically unfit, gun shot wound and rheumatism).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, McCULLOUGH James Henry

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