Sergeant Nugent Joseph BULL

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 904181 (RAFVR)
Born: date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: Date unavailable
Unit: No. 149 Squadron (RAF), RAF Station Mildenhall
Died: Air Operations: (No. 149 Squadron Wellington IC aircraft P9245), North Sea, 9 September 1940, Aged 32 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Nugent Bull and Mary Bull, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 12, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra
Remembered: Battle of Britain Memorial, Westminster Abbey, London UK

Wellington P9245 took off from Mildenhall at 10014 hours to attack Boulogne, France. The aircraft crashed into the sea off Clacton, Essex. Pilot Officer Parish managed to swim ashore, but the other crew members are presumed to have drowned.

The crew members of P9245 were:

Squadron Leader Lionel Vincent Andrews (29196) (RAF) (Pilot)
Sergeant Jack Leonard Brown (968371) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Sergeant Nugent Joseph Bull (904181) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Charles Woodbine Parish (81927) (RAF) (Second Pilot) Safe, Killed on Air Operations: 21 April 1943
Sergeant Donald Mayston Payne (902467) (RAFVR) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Pilot Officer Walter George Searles (79000) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Chorley, W.R. Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War Volume 1 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1939-1940, Midland Counties Publications UK, 1992
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records

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