574522 Rifleman William Edward McCullagh

  17th Battalion County of London Regiment

   Attached to 8th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

                            7th June 1917

Born in Chelsea around 1880.

In the 1881 census,he is recorded as living with his father William,a labourer (born in 1856) his mother Lilian

(born in 1857)

at 92 North Street,Chelsea.

In 1890 his father died and in the census taken on 05-04-1891,he is recorded as living at St Mary's Orphanage,North Hyde,Heston,Middlesex,along with his

2 brothers John (born in 1881) and George (born in 1891).

In the 1911 census,he is boarding at 67 Draycott Avenue,Chelsea and working as a newsagent.

He enlisted in Chelsea and was killed in action on 07-06-1917  

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