image from 1918 Suffolk  Chronicle & Mercury newspaper


Born: 1887, Tattingstone, Suffolk.

Died: 13th September 1918; age 31 – Baku, India, from the after-effects of Malarial Fever.

Residence: 275, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

Employed: Messrs. Warren and Son’s, Lower Orwell Street, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: M/336804

Regiment: Army Service Corps, 1015th M.T. Coy.

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Tehran War Cemetery,





1891   near White Post, Tattingstone, Suffolk.


Russell was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Othaniel Stephen Bullard, 42, a Woodman, born Tattingstone.

Sarah Ann Bullard ( nee Bardale), born Bentley, Suffolk.

John James Bullard, 17, a Woodman, born Tattingstone.

Sarah Ann Bullard, 14, a Maother’s Help, born Tattingstone.

Mordaunt Augustus Bullard, 10, born Tattingstone.

Harriet Agnes Bullard, 8, born Tattingstone.

Florence Randle Bullard, 2, born Tattingstone.

Edith Beatrice Bullard, 1, born Tattingstone.


1901   near Wheat Sheaf, Tattingstone, Suffolk.


Russell was 14 years old, a Shepherd’s Page on Farm. He was living with his parents, siblings & nephew.

Othaniel, 51, a Contractor & Well Sinker.

Sarah, 51.

John, 27, a Contractor’s Well Sinker.

Mordaunt, 20, a Contractor’s Well Sinker.

Florence, 12.

Edith, 10.

William Bullard, 5, born Tattingstone.


1911   Elder Cottage, Brantham, Suffolk.


Russell was 24 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was married and Head of the Household.

Maud, 23.

Cyril, 3.

Othaniel, 11 months.


In 1907, in the district of Cosford, Suffolk, Russell married Maud Alice Pryke, born 1888, Elmsett, Suffolk. They had 5 children:

Cyril William O. Bullard, born February 1908, Elmsett, Suffolk.

Othaniel Eugene Bullard, born 1910, April, Brantham, Suffolk.

Charles E. Bullard, born 1912, Ipswich.

Victor W. Bullard, born 1914, Ipswich.

Iris V. Bullard, born 1917, Ipswich – died 1917, Ipswich.


Russell’s father Othaniel Stephen Bullard, died March 1916, in the district of Samford, Suffolk.


The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) responsible for land, coastal and lake transport; air despatch; supply of food, water, fuel, and general domestic stores such as clothing, furniture and stationery (but not ammunition and military and technical equipment, administration of barracks; the Army Fire Service; and provision of staff clerks to headquarters units.

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