Monday, 12 November 2012
McCully, William Thomas Cochrane
Lieutenant William Thomas Cochrane McCully (RNVR)
was born on 27th August 1914.
On 8th March 1933 McCully joined Northern Bank at Head Office. His address is recorded as Laharna, Killough, Co. Down. He was of Presbyterian faith. Transfers followed to Ballynahinch (1933), Head Office – Relief Staff (1934 to 1936), Coleraine (1936), Head Office (1941), Shaftesbury Square (1941) and Head Office (1942).
McCully was ‘Called up on Active Service’ on 1st March 1943 into the Royal Navy as a Rating. Promotions to Acting Sub-Lieutenant (RNVR) and Sub-Lieutenant followed.
He resumed service with the Northern Bank in 1946 at Portrush.
The London Gazette records McCully as a Temporary Lieutenant with seniority from 25th May 1948.