Born: 1885, Shipley
Died: 12 April 1915, in a Liverpool hospital
Buried: Anfield Cemetery
Address: 1 Fern Bank Street, Green Lane, Baildon; previously 9 Raglan Street, Shipley
Parents: Michael & Mary Elizabeth
Siblings: Emily, Mary E, George S, Eliza, Lawrence Edwd, Joseph Naylor,
Occupation: Railway porter (1901); Labourer (tin works) (1911); Motor driver, Shipley
Rank: Pte
Rolls of Honour:
Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
James William Pullan
The death has taken place of Gunner James William Pullan of the 96th Company Royal Garrison Artillery and formerly of 1 Fern Bank Street, Green Lane, Baildon Before the war deceased as stationed at Malta and on the outbreak of hostilities was drafted to France. Whilst engaged in working a heavy gun he met with an accident
to his leg and was sent to hospital in Colchester for treatment. Wounded at Mons On recovering he again proceeded to the front and was wounded at Mons. He was sent to hospital at Marseilles, from there to Boulogne and subsequently to hospital in Liverpool where he succumbed to his wounds on April 12th.
The remains were interred at Anfield Cemetery, Liverpool, on April 16th, the funeral being accorded full military honours Mr and Mrs Pullan, the parents of the deceased, have also another son serving his country in the Navy, viz Joseph Naylor Pullan, he being on HMS Philomel. Shipley Times & Express 23 April 1915 p6
Baildon’s first casualty of the war
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