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William Bulford

Gravestone at Waikumete Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees August 2013 - Image has All Rights Reserved.

Gravestone at Waikumete Cemetery provided by Sarndra Lees August 2013 - Image has All Rights Reserve …


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    William AWMM
  • Surname
    Bulford AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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  • Daily Southern Cross, Volume XIX, Issue 1924, 16 September 1863, Page 3

    Camp, Queen’s Redoubt, September 11, 1863

    “…As soon as I can obtain the necessary documents from the officer commanding at Tuakau, I will not fail to bring to the notice of the Lieut.-General the gallant conduct of Lance Corporal Ryan, and Privates William Bulford and John Talbot, who removed the body of their captain from the field of action, and remained with it all night in a bush surrounded by the enemy…”

    Personally mentioned by Colour Sergeant McKenna – V.C. recipient AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    4 December 1920 AWMM
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