(Service number 38972)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank|
|Date||19 December 1895||Place of Birth||Clandeboye near Temuka|
|Address at Enlistment||Conlige Grange, Seadown, Timaru|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Wm McCULLY (father), Seadown, Canterbury|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||22nd Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company|
|Date||16 February 1917|
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Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||17 August 1940||Age||44 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Temuka Cemetery|
|Memorial Reference||General Section, Row 113, Plot 251|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Samuel McCully was the younger son of William and Margaret (Maggie, née McDonald), both from Ireland. He was educated at Clandeboye, Fairview and Milford schools. Late in 1917 his father received a telegram stating that Private S. McCully had been transferred to a Convalescent Depot in France. Samuel married Ivy Edith Celia Clark in 1919 at Wimbledon, London, England. Samuel and Ivy divorced in 1931 in New Zealand. Samuel is buried with his grandparents, Samuel and Mary ann McCully, in Temuka Cemetery.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 February 2020]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 February 2020]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [05 February 2020]; Temuka Cemetery burial record (Timaru District Council) [05 February 2020]; Timaru Herald, 5 December 1917 (Papers Past) [04 February 2020]
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