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- McCulloch, Charles
|PERSONAL DETAILS||Charles McCULLOCH|
|Birth date and place||16 Oct 1835 Houston, Pailsley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.|
Note: Birthplace in 1841 Census recorded as Ireland (see sidebar).
|Baptism date and place|
|Civil Census Residences|
England, Wales & Scotland
|Crosslee, Houston, Renfrewshire (1841).|
Stanrigg South Row, New Monkland, Lanarkshire (1851) (tentative).
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.|
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|Will and Probate|
|Death Notices and Obituaries|
|Regiment(s)||72nd (The Duke of Albany’s Own Highlanders) Regiment. 13 Mar 1854 transferred to|
79th (Cameron HIghlanders) Regiment.
|Regiment No. and Rank||#2871 (72nd) Private. #3623 (79th) Private.|
|Attestation date and place||16 Jul 1853 Glasgow, Lanark.|
|Service/Campaigns||Turkey (Crimea) 1 year 5 months.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges||Crimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol. Turkish Crimea Medal.|
|Casualty/Medical||Casualty Roll: Slight wound. Minor actions at Sebastopol. 19 August 1855.|
Loss of forefinger of left hand sustained in the trenches by the explosion of a shell. The injury has not been increased by misconduct or intemperance.
Unfit for further service.
|Regimental Courts Martial||None.|
|District Courts Martial||None.|
|General Courts Martial||None.|
|Discharge date and place||26 Aug 1856 Chatham.|
|Length of Service||2 years 315 days.|
|Chelsea Pension Reference||WO97/1623/7.|
|Post Discharge Residence||Glasgow.|
|Post Discharge Pension District||2nd Glasgow (1856). Bermuda (1862). 1st East London (1864). Northampton (1864). Liverpool (1865).|
|Pension Amount||8d. per diem.|
|ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA|
|Departure and Arrival||12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.|
|Status/Occupation||Enrolled Pensioner Force.|
|Land Grant/Purchase||None in Western Australia.|
|Misc. Newspaper Articles|
|Departure from WA||Departed c. 1864 for UK.|