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Leslie Sylvester BULL

Regimental number5809
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMiner
AddressClark Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, S Bull, Clark Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/89/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Excellent leadership and courage and devotion to duty in guiding ammunition parties, rendering valuable services. (East of Ypres).
Recommendation date: 5 October 1917

FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Medals

Military Medal

'For excellent leadership displayed during operations at WESTHOEK on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd October, 1917 during supply of ammunition to the Battery well forward. The roads were continually under heavy fire and although men and horses were hit, these N.C.O.s [BULL and 5482 W. McGEE] continued to guide their parties day and night in order that the Battery could be maintained in action. They all showed a disregard for personal safety and all remained in danger area until the last man of their respective party was safely away before themselves getting clear.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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