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William Horace Bull

2nd NZEF, 5562 Spr W H BULL, NZ Armoured Corps, died 23 November 1983 aged 71 years
He is buried in the Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne
Blk RSA 34 Plot 116

William H BULL

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Horace AWMM
  • Surname
    Bull AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    5562 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 35 Taft Street, Brooklyn, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr M.D. Bull (brother), Chamberlain Road, Bexley, New South Wales, Australia AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    5562 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Panelbeater/Civilian AWMM
    AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Grandad paid a tremendous price for his service. Rest at peace Grandad!
    Public - Karl - Direct descendant - 26 January 2021
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  • i am one of eight grand kids
    Public - luke jon - Other Relative - 26 April 2015
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 28 AWMM
    • Sinclair, D. (1954). 19 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM

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21 June 2022Lorraine MonaGisborneResearcher
26 January 2021KarlHastings, New ZealandDirect descendant
26 April 2015luke jon new zealandOther Relative

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