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Christopher HULL

Regimental number3323
Place of birthSouth Shields, Durham, England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSeaman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 7"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinSister, Annie Pitt, 34 Chapman Street, Newcastle on Tyne, England
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in the Royal Naval Reserve.
Enlistment date1 September 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No 28), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Christopher and the late Dorothy HULL. Native of South Shields, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Joined 54th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 16 February 1916.

Found guilty, 10 March 1916, of drunkenness on 4 March 1916: awarded 7 days' confined to camp.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Wounded in action, 20 July 1916.

Admitted to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, abdomen and face).

Died of wounds, No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 0230 hours, 21 July 1916.

Buried at Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension by Reverend A. Hooper, 21 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, HULL Christopher

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