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George Arthur BULLEN

Regimental number2222
Date of birth2 October 1900
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressNarrabri, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick Robert Bullen, Dunmore, Come-by-Chance, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 11 May 1917
Discharge date13 July 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Melbourne, 11 May 1917; disembarked Plymouth, 19 July 1917, and admitted to Devonport Military Hospital. Marched in to No. 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 31 July 1917. Marched in to Overseas Training Depot, Perham Downs, 3 August 1917. Transferred to 4th Bn, 29 August 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1917. Detached for duty with 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, 3 January 1918. To hospital (diarrhoea), 22 February 1918; discharged from hospital, 28 February 1918; rejoined unit, 4 March 1918. To hospital (influenza, impetigo), 14 June 1918; rejoined unit, 2 August 1918. Admitted to 2nd Australian General Hospital, Boulogne, 19 December 1918; transferred to England, 27 December 1918, and admitted to Connaught Hospital, Aldershot (influenza), 28 December 1918. Discharged from 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, 6 January 1919, and granted furlough to 20 January 1919. Marched in to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 21 January 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Khyber', 31 March 1919; evacuated sick to hospital at Fremantle, 4 May 1919; failed to re-embark. Discharged, 13 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death28 May 1986

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