Malcolm Campbell McCallum[1]

Male 1876 - 1945  (69 years)


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  • Name Malcolm Campbell McCallum 
    Born 1876  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 31 Oct 1899 -1902 
    Boer War 1899 - 1902, New Zealand
    The 1st New Zealand Contingent was known as the "1st New Zealand Mounted Rifles", embarked from Wellington on the SS ?Waiwera?, 21 October 1899.
    1st New Zealand Contingent
    27 Private Malcolm MCCALLUM
    (Austraslian Light Horse Studies Centre)

    CENOTAPH RECORD
    Full Name: Malcolm McCallum:
    Forename(s) Malcolm: Surname: McCallum
    War: South African War, 1899-1902
    Serial Number 27
    First Known Rank: Butcher
    Occupation Before Enlistment: Butcher
    Next Of Kin: Mr Sam McCallum, Kaiwarra, Wellington, New Zealand
    Embarkation Unit: First Contingent, No.1 Company
    Embarkation Date: 31 October 1899
    Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
    Vessel: Waiwera
    Destination: Durban, South Africa
    Campaigns: Relief of Kimberley: Driefontein: Johannesberg: Diamond Hill
    Military Awards: Queen's South Africa Medal
    Wounds and Deseases: McCallum was taken ill in March 1900 and returned to duty in April 1900 at Springfield, near Bloemfontein.
    Place of Death: Wellington, New Zealand
    Year of Death: 1946
    Biographical Notes: McCallum was present at Kimberley Camp in February 1900. He returned to New Zealand aboard the S.S. 'Harleck Castle' and was presented with a gold watch and chain by his Kaiwarra residents
    Postwar Occupation: Beef slaughterman: Banks Meat Co.
    Discription of Image: Portrait
    Further References; New Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) War.URL: St Clair Inglis, A., 'Souvenir Album of the First New Zealand Contingent South African War', Auckland, 1992: Stowers, Richard, 'Kiwi Versus Boer: The First New Zealand Mounted Rifles in the Anglo-Boer War 1899-1902', Hamilton, 1992
    Previous Military Experience: Heretaunga Mounted Rifles
    (War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database)
    (New Zealand History Online)

    Malcolm Campbell McCallum who married Emma Gidall returned home from the Boer War on HM Troopship 'Orient' NOT 'Harlech Castle' as shown.

    This information has been kindly supplied by Lynne Armstrong
     
    Died 19 Dec 1945  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Dec 1945  Karori Crematorium , Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Karori Crematorium,Wellington
      Last Name: MCCALLUM First Name: MALCOLM CAMPBELL: Age: 69 Years: Deceased Date: 19-12-1945: Service Date: 20-12-1945: Service Provided: Cremation: Cemetery: Karori Crematorium: Record Number: 6477
      (Wellington City Council Cemetries Database)
    Person ID I7094  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2011 

    Father Samuel McCallum,   b. Abt 1834,   d. Jan 1913, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Ann Ferguson Alexander,   b. Abt 1847, Inverary, Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1932, Petone, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 11 Jan 1865  Onehunga Parish, Auckland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source
      Onehunga Parish Marriages 1860 to 1920
      Parish Code 2/23
      ALIEXANDER Ann Ferguson, Minor, McCALLUM, 11-Jan 1865 2/23/1
      McCALLUM Samuel, Full, ALEXANDER, 11-Jan 1865, 2/23/1
    Family ID F2365  Group Sheet

    Family Emma Gertrude Gidall,   b. 1882, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1942, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1902  Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Notice 25 Aug 1902  Evening Post, Wellington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage notice
    McCallum-Gidall - On tho 20th August, 1902. al. the residience of the bride's parents, Alpha street, by tho Rev. C. S. Ogg. Malcolm, fourth son of Samuel McCallum, of Kaiwarra, to Emma, youngest daughter of Jacob Gidall, of Wellington.
    (Transcribed from the Evening Post, Volume LXIV, Issue 48, 25 August 1902, Page 6, Wellington)

     
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2010 
    Family ID F2362  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.


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