Frederick T Pullen

Frederick T Pullen

Birth
Death 29 Mar 1912
Burial Sheerness, Swale Borough, Kent, England
Memorial ID 28766376 · View Source
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Able Seaman Frederick Pullen,HMS Actaeon, Service No. J/388, secured his place in aviation history by being the first 'ground crew' casualty-he was pulling the chocks away from a Short bi-plane piloted by Lieutenant Reginald Gregory when he was struck by the propellor and killed. He was 20. Contrary to the date on the headstone, the accident happened on 29th March. He was buried with full military honours on 2nd April 1912.



Death Record Jun 1912 Pullen Frederick T 20 Sheppey 2a 1072



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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: geoffrey gillon
  • Added: 4 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28766376
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick T Pullen (unknown–29 Mar 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 28766376, citing Sheppey Cemetery, Sheerness, Swale Borough, Kent, England ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) .