William Millman McCulloch 1927-2019

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Bill at the Sir John A Macdonald statue in Gore Park in 2003

Bill joined the RCN(R) at HMCS STAR in 1946 as an Ordinary Seaman (Officer Candidate) at McMaster University. During his training, he sailed in the cruiser HMCS UGANDA in 1947. He eventually reached the rank of Lieutenant Commander (Supply) in 1958 before retiring. He served as a Hamilton City Councillor and Controller for over thirty years. He was instrumental in the acquisition of the HAMILTON & SCOURGE by the City of Hamilton as well as being involved in numerous other historical and heritage endeavours.

Some information courtesy of Mark McNeil of the Hamilton Spectator – https://www.wellandtribune.ca/opinion-story/9940586-flashbacks-remembering-hamilton-heritage-crusader-bill-mcculloch/

Bill McCulloch middle front as a UNTD cadet in May 1947 when STAR’s UNTDs left from the TH&B station to go to summer training in HMCS UGANDA on the west coast. LCdr S.F. Ross, CO, on the left and LCdr Boyd McLay, Staff Officer UNTD on the right. Picture from UNTiDy Tales by Cdr (Ret’d) Bob Williamson.
LCdr Jack Jamieson & LCdr Bill McCuloch as newly promoted Sub Lieutenants circa 1950. Pictures from UNTiDy Tales by Cdr (Ret’d) Bob Williamson

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