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McCULLOCH – Charles 72nd and 79th Regiment

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72nd Regiment Colours
79th Regiment – Camerons
British Crimea Medal Balaklava Alma Inkerman
Turkish Crimea Medal
Name McCULLOCH – Charles
Regiment (s)72nd and 79th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) 2871 / 3623
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
16th July 1853 / 17 years 9 months / Glasgow Scotland
Description – Height
5 Ft 5½ in
Fresh / Hazel / Dark Brown / Loss of forefinger left hand
Overseas Service/DurationTurkey – 1 year 5 months
Length of Service2 years 315 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargePrivate / 26th August 1856 / Chatham Kent England
Campaign MedalsCrimean War Medal with Alma Balaclava and Inkerman Clasps
Turkish-Crimea War Medal
Intended Residence at
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1856 2nd Glasgow
1862 Bermuda (in transit)
1863-1865 Western Australia
1865 1st East London
1865 Northampton
1865 1st Liverpool
1868 1st East London
1870 1st Liverpool
1871 North Stafford
1872 1st Liverpool
id8d per diem
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
30th October 1862 Gravesend England (via Bermuda)
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
MERCHANTMAN 15th February 1863
Date/Place of Birthc1835 Houston near Paisley Renfrew Scotland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Date/Place of Birth
b 1804 Ireland
Date/Place of Birth
B 1809 Ireland
SiblingsAgnes B c1827 Ireland
James B c1828 Ireland
Catherine B c1832 Ireland
Mary B c1840 Renfrew Scotland
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st WifeNot yet known
Land Grants Western
Occupation after
Not yet known
Newspaper Articles Not yet known
Departure from Western
1865 to England
Date/Place of Death/BurialNot yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Not yet known
Will or ProbateNone known
Further Information1841 Census Charles McCulloch is living at Crossley, Houston Renfrewshire with his parents James (b 1804) and Agnes(b1809) and siblings Agnes (b1827), Catherine (b 1832)and Mary (b 1840) All are born Ireland except for Mary who was born Renfrewshire Scotland
Discharge : Loss of forefinger of left hand sustained in the trenches by the explosion of a shell- Sebastopol.
The Surgeon Superintendent considered his conduct on the Merchantman was Indifferent. Charged with being drunk when on sentry duty gangway and making use of bad language on the Quarter deck