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William McColgan, MM[1]

Male 1890 - 1917  (27 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 2 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William McColgan 
    Suffix MM 
    Born 1890  ?Old Kilpatrick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military 1917  [1
    Died 9 Jun 1917  [1
    Cause: Died of Wounds 
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    Notes 
    • Enlistment records (dated 16th March 1916) show him as a farm hand in Blenheim, New Zealand and confirm his date and place of birth (18th May 1890 in Old Kilpatrick). Mother listed as his next of kin.

      Private in the 2nd Bn Canterbury Regiment in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, service number 15012. According to the CWGC record he won a Military Medal.

      EMBARKATION DETAILS
      WW1 26 June 1916 from Wellington, New Zealand HMNZT 56 or HMNZT 57 Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui
      Private; 14th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company; New Zealand Expeditionary Force

      Died of Wounds, 9th June 1917.

      Gazetted MM in August 1917. London Gazette, 16 August 1917, p8430, Rec No 781

      Buried in grave III. C. 210.
      Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD)

      https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C9206

      Records not imported into INDI (individual) Gramps ID 00119:

      Tag recognized but not supported Line 1709: 3 SOUR phpmyfamily


      Enlistment records (dated 16th March 1916) show him as a farm hand in Blenheim, New Zealand and confirm his date and place of birth (18th May 1890 in Old Kilpatrick). Mother listed as his next of kin.

      Private in the 2nd Bn Canterbury Regiment in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, service number 15012. According to the CWGC record he won a Military Medal.

      EMBARKATION DETAILS
      WW1 26 June 1916 from Wellington, New Zealand HMNZT 56 or HMNZT 57 Vessel was Tahiti or Maunganui
      Private; 14th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company; New Zealand Expeditionary Force

      Died of Wounds, 9th June 1917.

      Gazetted MM in August 1917. London Gazette, 16 August 1917, p8430, Rec No 781

      Buried in grave III. C. 210.
      Cemetery: BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION (NORD)

      https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/C9206

      Records not imported into INDI (individual) Gramps ID 00119:

      Tag recognized but not supported Line 1764: 3 SOUR phpmyfamily
    Person ID I546394  ONS
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2020 

    Father William McColgan,   b. 1 Jan 1845, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1911  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Catherine Mulholland,   b. 1 Jan 1845, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 12 Jan 1877  Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F165546  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Reference  Andrew D. Kemp. "William McColgan, MM". KEMP(E) Surname one-name study worldwide - Family History (tree) and Genealogy. https://www.kempfamilyhistory.com/getperson.php?personID=I546394&tree=adkemp (accessed August 12, 2022).

  • Sources 
    1. [S5819] GEDCOM file submitted by James Kemp, [email protected] Imported on 16 January 2020..

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