On this day 23rd November 1914

2900 Colour Serjeant Frederick Bull dies aged 42.

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Bull, of Kirk Langley, Derby; husband of Elizabeth Bull, of The Hall Flats, Ashbourne.

Frederick was a postman and enlisted into the 6th (Reserve) Battalion on the 15th October 1914. Promoted to Colour Sergeant on the 4th November, but discharged on the 10th November 1914.

Frederick had initially enlisted in the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regt) on the 15th May 1891 aged 19 and had served:-

  • At home 5/91 – 12/92
  • India 12/92 – 2/99 (Tirah Expedition and wounded in 12/97)
  • Home 2/99 – 11/99
  • Malta 11/99 – 5/02
  • Home 5/02 – 5/12
  • Discharged on termination of 2nd period of engagement 14th May 1912

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