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35th BATTALION A.I.F.

Private: 379 Wilfred Percy BULL.

Born: 1897. Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia. Birth Cert:36319/1897

Married 1: 1923. Redfern, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert:780/1923

Wife 1: Laura I Bull. nee: Holmes.

Married 2: 1948. Mayfield, New South Wales, Australia. Marriage Cert:6229/1948

Wife 2: Olga Ruby Bull. nee: Phennan

Died: 1960. Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia. Death Cert:18379/1960


Father: Herbert J Bull.

Mother: Harriet Bull. nee..........


INFORMATION

Wilfred Percy Bull enlisted with B Company 35th Battalion on the 8th of January 1916 with his brother Herbert and were an original members of the Battalion. Wilfred left Sydney on board HMAT A24 "Benalla" on the 1st of May 1916 and returned to Australia on the 11th of May 1919. Wilfred was a 18 year old Labourer from Waratah, Newcastle upon enlistment where he lived with his mother and brothers and sisters at Bridge Street, Waratah, Newcastle, New South Wales.

Wilfred's War Medal:41514 and Victory Medal:41514 to PTE W.P. BULL 35BN AIF and his Returned from Active Service Badge and his R.S.L Badge dated 1919 were acquired in 2003 and are now in the collection.

Wilfred had 2 brothers who served during the Great War and both died overseas.

Private 380 Herbert Allen BULL 35th Battalion AIF Killed in Action.

Private 8621 Stanley Gane BULL 1st Field Ambulance AIF Died of Wounds.

FAMILY INFORMATION

Herbert and Harriet Bull had 7 children, 5 boys and 2 girls. Stanley Gane Bull born 1891 at Waratah, NSW. Birth Cert:36183/1891. Died during WW1. Edward George Bull born 1893 at Waratah, NSW. Birth Cert:36771/1893. Died 1970 at Newton, NSW. Death Cert:40742/1970. Herbert Allen Bull born 1895 at Waratah, NSW. Birth Cert:27872/1895. Died during WW1. Leslie C Bull born 1900 at Lithgow, NSW. Birth Cert:13816/1900. Liela M Bull born 1902 at Lithgow, NSW. Birth Cert:23182/1902. Evelyn A Bull born 1904 at Lithgow, NSW. Birth Cert:33618/1904. Died 1917 ay Newcastle, NSW. Death Cert:11860/1917.

Wilfred's fist wife Laura died 1935 at Mayfield, NSW. Death Cert:14987/1935.

Military Records

(Australian National Archives)

Updated 04/11/2006


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