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Colin McCULLY

Regimental number3511
Date of birth22 November 1892
Place of birthBinnaway, New South Wales
SchoolMerrygoen, Public School
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPoliceman
AddressGoonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, S McCully, Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name1st Field Artillery Brigade, 2nd and 3rd Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 2 February 1915
34 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A54 'Runic', 19 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Sydney, New South Wales, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 8 February 1915; 1 Officer and 17 Other Ranks embarked at Melbourne, Victoria, on HMAT A1 'Hymettus', 2 February 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3511A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death24.7
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialGloucestershire Bristol (Arno's Vale) Cemetery (7. 707), England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
30
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Catherine McCULLY, "Lochgyle", Goonoo Goonoo Road, Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 37891 Gunner Samuel Richardson McCully, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, died of disease 9 February 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

1914/14 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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