Born: 3rd January 1891, Ipswich.

Died: 4th/7th September 1916; age: 24; KiA Pozieres.

Enlistment Location: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada; Date: 5th July 1915; Age; 24 years & 6 months; Occupation: Farmer; Religion: CofE. Next of Kin: mother – 12, Museum Street, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 5 1/4ins, dark complexion, brown eyes & black hair.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 427396.

Regiment: Canadian Infantry, 16th Battalion.


Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Vimy Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Horace Bullen, of 12, Museum Street, Ipswich.




1891   25, Cumberland Street, Ipswich.


Jack was 3 months old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace Benjamin Bullen, 25, a Solicitor’s Clerk, born Ipswich.

Ada Charlotte Bullen (nee Ellis), 26, born Rackheath, Norfolk.

Horace Rupert Hector Sydney Bullen, 5, born Ipswich.

Effie Blanche B. Bullen, 3, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1901   10, Providence Street, Ipswich.


Jack was 10 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace, 35, a General Agent & Law Clerk – own account – at home.

Ada, 36.

Sydney, 15, a Hairdresser’s Apprentice.

Effie, 13.

Irene Gwendoline E. Bullen, 11, born Ipswich.

1 general domestic servant.


1911  Souris, Manitoba, Canada.

Jack was 20 years old, a Farmer. He was living with his brother.

Sydney, 25, a Farmer. Immigrated in 1909.


Jack’s mother Ada Charlotte Bullen died January 1916, Ipswich.




On the 6th April 1906, 16 year old, Jack arrived at the Port of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

He had departed from the Port of Liverpool, and sailed on the S.S. ‘Tunisian’ of the Allan line. His final destination was Winnipeg to be a Farm Labourer.


On the 8th February 1915, 24 year old, Jack, a Farmer, embarked from the Port of Halifax,

Nova Scotia. He sailed 3rd class, on board S.S. ‘Grampian’ of the Canadian Pacific Line. He destination was 12, Museum Street, Ipswich.

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