SSNS Home > Senior Years > Curricula 9-12 > Grade 11 > Canadian History > Remembrance Day > PPCLI Soldiers > McCullough
McCullough, Richard, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, originally from Glasgow, Scotland. Occupation: Grocer. Military Service: Private, Corporal, Reg. No. 793, PPCLI. Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “[R.] McCullach [McCullough] went on pass. [A. H.] Penny sent in his place,” 2:13 Jan 16. According to Hodder-Williams, 245, Corp. R. McCullough was in the field from August 1914 until he was killed at Vimy Ridge, 9 April 1917. This is the correct identification, as W.S. McCulloch, Reg. No. 460607, 61st Bn., did not join the PPCLI until 1 February 1916, and A. McCulloch, Reg. No. 475960, 3rd University Co., did not arrive until 19 March 1916.
Date of Death: 9 April 1917. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Bois-Carre British Cemetery, Thelus, Pas de Calais, France, 7 km north of Arras. Grave Reference: IV.A.4.