PERSONAL DETAILSCharles McCULLOCH
Birth date and place16 Oct 1835 Houston, Pailsley, Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Note: Birthplace in 1841 Census recorded as Ireland (see sidebar).
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England, Wales & Scotland
Crosslee, Houston, Renfrewshire (1841).
Stanrigg South Row, New Monkland, Lanarkshire (1851) (tentative).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 5½ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
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ARMED FORCES
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 place16 Jul 1853 Glasgow, Lanark.
Service/CampaignsTurkey (Crimea) 1 year 5 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesCrimea War Medal clasps Alma, Balaklava, Sebastopol.  Turkish Crimea Medal.
Casualty/MedicalCasualty 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 MartialNone.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place26 Aug 1856 Chatham.
Length of Service2 years 315 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1623/7.
Post Discharge ResidenceGlasgow.
Post Discharge Pension District2nd Glasgow (1856). Bermuda (1862). 1st East London (1864). Northampton (1864). Liverpool (1865).
Pension Amount8d. per diem.
Patriotic Fund. 
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipMerchantman.
Departure and Arrival12 Oct 1862 London; 14 Feb 1863 Fremantle. Via Bermuda.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
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Departure from WADeparted c. 1864 for UK.