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John A. Bullus


23rd Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss E. Richards
  • Plaque: 358

Additional Info

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Born in Ballarat, Grenville and a Driver by trade, John Arthur Bullus was 21 years and single when enlisted on the 4th of January 1915 in the 23rd Battalion, A Company, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 1131. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 'Euripides' on the 10th of May 1915. On the 31st of July 1916 admitted at Wimereux shell shock; and Scabies on the 4th of August 1916 and embarked for England Shell shock and Scabies from Boulogne 5th of August 1916. On the 17th November 1917 marched in from England to segregation Camp, Etaples. On the 6th of May 1917 admitted Gunshot wound leg, face (severe) to No.31 Ambulance train; On the 12th of May 1917 wounded in action, France. On the 26th of May 1917 Invalided to UK. On the 11th of November 1917 discharged from 2nd Auxiliary Hospital; Southall amputated left leg, Southall and was listed as returned to Australia on the 16th of December 1917 per HS No. 2 for discharge amputated left foot. Discharged 3rd Military District on the 19th of March 1918. Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) *Surname spelt BULLUSS Tree No. 358

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour