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Arthur Charles Walter BULL

Regimental number3992
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOrara, Castle Hill via Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bull, 7 Brides Road, Peekham, England
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 14 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919

Military Medal

'During the operations East of Messines from 7.6.17 to 11.6.17 Pte. BULL was attached to 12th Brigade Signal Section as a runner. Throughout the operations he showed conspicuous bravery and devotion to duty being ready at all times to carry despatches through heavy shell fire to the advanced positions. He delivered these despatches without delay.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II as N103700.

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