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Albert George BULLOCK

Regimental number1407
Place of birthStawell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address169 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 5.5"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E B Bullock, 169 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Discharge date11 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Disembarked Suez, 18 December 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; admitted to ship's hospital, 19 June 1916 (influenza); discharged, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 19 July 1916 (gun shot wound, lower extremities: left knee); admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, and transferred to 1st Canadian Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916, and then to Ambulance Train No 1; admitted to 32nd Stationary Hospital, Wimereux, 20 July 1916; transferred to No 1 Convalescent Camp, Boulogne, 22 July 1916; to 5th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 23 August 1916; rejoined Bn, in the field, 16 September 1916.

Appointed Lance Corporal, 19 September 1916.

Admitted to 36th Casualty Clearing Station, 1 November 1916 (trench fever); transferred to 23rd General Hospital, Etaples, 2 November 1916; to England, 4 November 1916, and admitted to 1st Northern General Hospital, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 6 November 1916 (trench feet: slight); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield (date not recorded); discharged on furlough, 29 January 1917, to report to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 13 February 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 July 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 1 August 1917.

Admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 1 November 1917 (Dhobi's itch); transferred to 50th Casualty Clearing Station, 2 March 1917; to 11st Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 4 November 1917; to No 2 Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 5 November 1917 (thigh); to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 29 December 1917 (inflammation of connective tissue, left buttock); to England, 21 January 1918, and admitted to 1st London General hospital, Camberwell, 3 January 1918; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 9 January 1918; discharged on furlough, 23 February 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 9 March 1918.

Attached for duty at AIF Depots in the United Kingdom, Tidworth, 28 May 1918.

Taken on strength, Australian Army Motor Transport Section, Chelsea.

Admitted to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 12 July 1918; discharged, 7 October 1918; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 88 days.

Marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 14 October 1918.

Taken on strength, Australian Army Motor Transport Section, Chelsea, 8 October 1918.

Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Euripides', 3 March 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 10 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 11 June 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 January 1938
SourcesNAA: B2455, BULLOCK Albert George

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