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RSM William George Duncan MacCallum

 
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PaulC



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Location: Lancashire

PostPosted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:58 pm    Post subject: RSM William George Duncan MacCallum Reply with quote

Hi folks,

I found this casualty on the Armed Forces Memorial while researching another man, so posting here in case it's of use to anyone or on the off chance someone can provide any further info...


Surname: MacCALLUM
Forenames/Initials: William George Duncan
Rank: WO1 (RSM)
Service: Army
Service Number: 7586440
Regiment/Corps: RAOC
Date of Birth: 10 June 2012 (obviously a mistake, should be 1912)
Age: 36
Date of Death: 26 December 1948
Cemetery Name: Hamburg
Cemetery Address: Germany
Grave Section: XI
Grave Row: D
Grave Number: 1D
Included on Armed Forces Memorial: Yes
Included on Roll of Honour: Yes
http://www.veterans-uk.info/afm2/roll-of-honour.php?SerialNo=X744


Grave photo on The War Graves Photographic Project: http://twgpp.org/information.php?id=2911750


Birth details from ScotlandsPeople:

Port of Monteith, Perth
William George Duncan McCallum
Born 10 June 1912
Father: John McCallum, gardener
Mother: Annie McCallum, m.s. Florence
Parents married 4 June 1909, Canongate Parish, Edinburgh


Married to Ann Stazicker, Jan-Mar 1935, Ormskirk, Lancashire


England & Wales National Probate Calendar, 1949:

MacCALLUM William George Duncan of Dante Warpers Moss-lane Lathom Lancashire died 26 December 1948 at Regina Barracks Oldenburg Germany Administration Liverpool 28 March to Ann MacCallum widow. Effects 361 17s. 7d.

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I've not had chance to look yet, but if he was living in Lathom then hopefully there will be something in my local paper.

Paul
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 8:49 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

On the Service Returns at S.People there is an entry for 26 December 1948 at Regina Barracks, Oldenburg, BOAR for William George Duncan Maccallum (Scottish), age 32 (sic) W.O.1 (RSM) 7586440 RAOC.
The cause of death was "Multiple Injuries" but there is no further indication of the cause.
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