Alfred Bullock

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Alfred Bullock

Bank: Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co

Place of work: Stockport branch

Died: 25 March 1918

 

Alfred Bullock was born in Bollington on 5 August 1884, the son of Joseph Ralph Bullock, a saddler, harnessmaker and cycle dealer, and his wife Sarah Ellen. He was educated at the King's School in Macclesfield.

In December 1900 Bullock went to work for Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co as a junior at its Stoke branch. He transferred to Macclesfield branch in 1901; was promoted to a clerkship there in 1905; transferred to Withy Grove branch in 1910; and moved to Stockport branch in 1913. Outside work Bullock was a member of the territorial 6th Battalion of the Manchester Regiment.

In November 1915 Bullock left the bank to go on military service as a Private in the Manchester Regiment. He served on the Western Front in 1917 and 1918. He was killed in action there on 25 March 1918. He was 33 years old and left a widow, Mary (née Sutton), whom he had married in May 1916. 

 

 

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