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William Charteris McCULLOUGH

Place of birthKelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolKelvin Grove State School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDraper
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John McCullough, Guildford Street, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed three years in the Junior Cadets Old Organisation, with Senior Cadets from inception of U[niversal] T[raining] to 31st October, 1914. Then with 8th Infantry (Oxley Regt.) from 1st November, 1914 to 30th July, 1915.~
Enlistment date30 July 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 August 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
105
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Janet Gillespie McCULLOUGH, Guildford Street, Kelving Grove, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland~
Family/military connectionsCousins: 635 Pte William Charteris McNAE, 15th Bn, killed in action, 6 May 1915; 10453 Pte Harry PILLINGER, 6th Field Ambalance, died of wounds, 7 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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