John is remembered on the war memorial at St. Bartholomew’s Church, Ipswich.


Born: 1890, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd March 1918; age: 28; KiA.

Residence: Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.

Enlistment: Ironbridge, Staffordshire.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 24976.

Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry, 7th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,





1891   10, Bloomfield Street, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.


John was 2 years old he was living with his parents & sister at the family home of 39 year old, Harry Ranson Cockrill, a Draper’s Assistant.

John Bull, 40, a Grocer’s Assistant, born Great Dunmow, Essex.

Mary Ann Bull (nee Stannard), 32, born Chelmsford, Essex.

Catherine Mary Bull, 5, born Bury St. Edmunds.


1901   43, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.


John was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

John, 48, a Grocer’s Manager.

Mary Ann, 42.

Arthur Richard Bull, 17, a Sawyer’s Clerk, born Bury St. Edmunds.

Catherine, 15.


1911   3a, Dudley Street, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.


John was 22 years old, a Grocer and Provision Counter Assistant.


In 1916, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, John married Maud Elizabeth Gwilliam, born March 1890, Tettenhall, Staffordshire.


Soldiers’ Effects to Maud E. Bull – widow.

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