Charles George Francis BULBECK


BULBECK, Charles George Francis

Service Number: 3771
Enlisted: 9 September 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Arundel, England, 1889
Home Town: Glen Osmond, Burnside, South Australia
Schooling: Horsham (UK) Grammar School
Occupation: Bank Manager
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 April 1917
Cemetery: Noreuil Australian Cemetery
Sp Mem A 9, Noreuil Australian Cemetery, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide Savings Bank of South Australia Honour Roll WW1, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, St Peters Heroes War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3771, 27th Infantry Battalion
7 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3771, 27th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
2 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3771, 50th Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages

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Son of Harry Charles and Maude Mary BULBECK


A 26 year old bank manager prior to enlisting on 9 September 1915, he embarked for overseas with the 9th Reinforcements of the 27th Battalion from Adelaide on 7 February 1916 aboard HMAT Miltiades. Shortly after arriving in Egypt, he transferred to the 50th Battalion and reverted to the rank of Private. After arriving in France in June, he was promoted to Lance Corporal (L Cpl) on 11 October 1916 and then killed in action at Noreuil on 2 April 1917. L Cpl Bulbeck is buried in the Noreuil Australian Cemetery, France.