(Service number 48737)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman


Date 13 February 1877 Place of Birth Waimate, South Canterbury, New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 1 June 1917 Age 39
Address at Enlistment Te Teko
Occupation Farmhand for George Murray, Te Teko, Whakatane
Previous Military Experience Waimate Rifle Volunteers (1 Year)
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin W.A.McCulloch (Brother) Glenroy, 15 Carr St, North East Valley,Dunedin, New Zealand
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 25th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion,

Military Awards

Campaigns Western Europe 1917
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 10 December 1917 Age 40
Place of Death Ypres, Belgium
Cause Missing believed killed
Memorial or Cemetery Tyne Cot Memorial, tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonneebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference NZ Apse, Panel 7
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Son of the late Samuel and Helen McCulloch of 15 Carr St, North East Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand (both born in Scotland). It appears Helen was later Mrs Inkster of 13 Frederick St, Linwood, Christchurch


Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database (Nov 2013); Archways (Nov 2013); CWGC (Nov 2013); NZ War Graves (Nov 2013); War Census CD; Cannot find on NZBDM even with alternate spellings (Nov 2013)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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