Friday 29 October 2010

Sergeant William Walker McCullough

Born on 26 June 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario - husband of Edith McCullough, Newmarket, Ontario - son of William McCullough, Manotick, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as metal cabinet maker; single; no current or previous military service; Presbyterian; height of 5 feet 5 inches; chest of 36 inches fully expanded; ruddy complexion; hazel eyes; black hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 15 February 1915 (number 410148) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 22 May 1917 - invalided to England on 4 June 1917.

(sources: Library and Archives Canada (, online attestation papers; Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force)

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