(Service number 80139)

First Rank Private Last Rank


Date 28 July 1892 Place of Birth New Zealand

Enlistment Information

Date 30 July 1917 Age 25 years
Address at Enlistment Waipara
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience Railways Engineers (still serving)
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs J. McCULLOUGH (mother), Fairlie
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information Height 5feet 8 inches. Weight 124 lbs. Chest measurement 34-37½ inches. Complexion fresh. Eyes brown. Hair brown. Sight - eyes both 6/6. Hearing and colour vision both normal. Limbs well formed. Full and perfect movement of joints. Chest well formed. Heart and lungs normal. No illnesses. Free from hernia, varicocele, varicose veins, haemorrhoids, inveterate or contagious skin disease. Vaccinated (right arm). Good bodily and mental health. No slight defects. No fits. Class A.

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation
Unit, Squadron, or Ship
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With New Zealand Mounted Rifles, 44th Reinforcements
Last Unit Served With

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

This John McCULLOUGH was the son of Irish-born John and Susan (née BURGESS) McCULLOUGH.


NZ Defence Force Personnel Records (Archives NZ ref. AABK 18805 W5544 0072298) [06 November 2015];

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