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Jeffrey Harper Bull

In memory of:

Major Jeffrey Harper Bull

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

75th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 377 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 28.

Location:

The village of Beaucourt is about 18 kilometres south-east of Amiens and 5 kilometres east of Moreuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Inscription– plaque
  • Memorial– The Golden Book (Canadian Military Institute, 1927)
  • Memorial– The Golden Book (Canadian Military Institute, 1927)
  • Photo of Jeffrey Harper Bull– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Jeffrey Bull– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Jeffrey Bull– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Medal Presentation– Caption - H.R.H. the Prince of Wales Presenting to Mrs. Bartholemew Hill Bull the D.S.O. Awarded Her Son, Major Jeffrey Bull. 
Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935 (page 361).
  • Bust of Jeffery Bull– Bust marked on base "Major Jeffrey Bull / D.S.O. / Killed in Action / AUG 8 1918". 

Caption:  From the Private Collection of Wm. Perkins Bull.  From the bust by L. F. Roslyn, R.B.Sc., exhibited in the Royal Academy.  Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935 (pg. xi).
  • Newspaper Clipping– The dead of the 75th Battalion : Canadian Expeditionary Force
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping (3)– Toronto Officer casualties from the battle of Amiens. Major Jeffrey Harper Bull was killed in action on the opening day of the battle.
  • Newspaper Clipping 4
  • Document– Details of Major Jeffrey Harper Bull's Distinguished Service Order.  Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935 (pg. xiii).
  • Dedication– Mr. William Perkins Bull dedicated his book on the military history of the Peel region (Ontario) to his brother, Major Jeffrey Harper Bull.
Source: William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935.
  • Death Registry– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brubacher to Bunyan. Mircoform Sequence 15; Volume Number 31829_B016724; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 159 Page 521 of 668
  • Honor Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen beside the Tower is that of Jeffrey Harper Bull. After the Second World War, the names of 557 more men and women were carved in the Memorial Arch underneath the Tower. Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who fell in the Great War.  Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room, several of which pertain to those who studied at University College. Bell XXIII is dedicated:  "University College Alumni Association". The University College alumnae (female grads) also donated a bell.  Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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