Alexander Bull worked for Cochcrane and Co. as a Pipe Cutter and volunteered for the regular army in January 1915 to serve in the Royal Field Artillery. After home leave in December 1916 he took the opportunity to marry Elsie Grundy and was then transferred to the Royal Engineers in the 61st Broad Gauge Company workshops as a fitter. He was killed in a shunting accident between two locomotives on the 2nd April 1918 at the village of Borre. In a further family tragedy his wife died of pneumonia shortly afterwards. Acting Corporal Alexander Bull was 24 years of age and is buried at Outtersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (II C 55) and commemorated on the Dudley and Kates Hill Memorials.
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