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Record of Conduct and Service (William Joseph McCulloch)

From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria

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world war 1, 1914-1918; victoria police; mcculloch, william joseph 4771
Historical information
When the First World War broke out, Australian men from all backgrounds and professions were called to serve their country.  Members of the Victorian Police force were some of the first to answer the call with twenty men joining the first convoy of soldiers who left Australian shores in October 1914. Over the course of four long years, one hundred and thirty-eight Victorian Police enlisted from stations across the state. Of these, twenty-seven lost their lives. Whilst the fate of each man was different, a deep commitment to protecting and serving the public was common to all.

Victoria Police Service: Joined 5/09/1899; Took leave of absence May 1916; Resumed duties1/09/1919; Retired 7/11/1932; Highest rank: Sergeant

WW1 service: Enlisted 8 May 1916; Highest rank: Gunner: Regiment: 10th Field Artillery Brigade; Fate: Returned to Australia 12 May 1919
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19 Nov 2018 at 2:54PM