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LtJG Richard Bull

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LtJG Richard Bull

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 5 Apr 1942 (aged 27)
Ambon, Maluku, Indonesia
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

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Memorial ID 56774937 · View Source
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LtJg., U.S. Naval Reserve, World War II, Pearl Harbor Survivor-Lt. Bull has been classified as Missing on 4-5-1942 in the Netherland East Indies.

He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Harcourt Bull, now of Atlantic Beach, Florida, and the husband of Mrs. Ruth Parks of Peoria, Illinois, and the father of one son, Richard Jr., and they were married in Honolulu, Hawaii in late 1940, and she returned to the states after the Pearl Harbor Attack.

Lt. Bull enlisted in the U.S. Navy on July 16, 1938 at Miami, Florida, and did his training at the Naval Air Station at Pensacola, Florida, and earned his Wings on October 10, 1939. He would be assigned to Patrol Squadron 22 flying PBYs, Catalinas.

Awards: Distinguish Flying Cross, Purple Heart Medal, Ensign Bars, Wings, Pacific Campaign Medal with Two Battle Stars, American Defense Medal, WWII Victory Medal.

Gravesite Details Entered the service from Florida.

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  • Maintained by: David C. Henderson
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56774937
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/56774937/richard-bull : accessed ), memorial page for LtJG Richard Bull (14 Jul 1914–5 Apr 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56774937, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .