Walter Westlake BULL

BULL, Walter Westlake

Service Number: 3036
Enlisted: 20 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Collingwood, Victoria, Australia, 1894
Home Town: Clifton Hill, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Collingwood State School & Trinity Grammar School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Cartage contractor
Died: Killed in Action, Fleurbaix, France, 20 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-du-Bois Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

20 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3036, 22nd Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Victoria
26 Nov 1915: Involvement 3036, 22nd Infantry Battalion
26 Nov 1915: Embarked 3036, 22nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
23 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion
27 Feb 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 57th Infantry Battalion
23 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 57th Infantry Battalion
20 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, 3036, 57th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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"...3036 Sergeant Walter Westlake Bull, 57th Battalion. A cartage contractor of Clifton Hill, Victoria, prior to enlistment on 20 July 1915 he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Commonwealth on 26 November 1915 for Egypt. He was transferred to the 57th Battalion on 23 February 1916 and promoted to Corporal on 27 February 1916 and then to Sergeant on 23 May 1916. His unit relocated to the Western Front, France during June 1916. Sgt Bull was killed in action near Fleurbaix, France, on 20 July 1916. He was aged 21 years." - SOURCE (