Long Service & Good Conduct Medal to Company Sergeant Major George Bull

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A Sole Medal entitlement Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, QVR, awarded to Company Sergeant Major George Bull, Royal Engineers and Royal Engineers Militia- a qualified Sub-Marine Miner for over…
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A Sole Medal entitlement Long Service & Good Conduct Medal, QVR, awarded to Company Sergeant Major George Bull, Royal Engineers and Royal Engineers Militia- a qualified Sub-Marine Miner for over 28 years ‘service, – (6445. Sergt. G. Bull. Rl. Engineers.), lightly toned very fine.

George Bull enlisted at Brompton near Chatham on the 30th August 1860 aged 20 years a carpenter by trade. He attested at Rochester on the 1st September 1860 as Sapper, Royal Engineers, he re-engaged at Chatham on the 13th June 1872 to complete 21 years’ service, he served Home 1st September 1860 to 31st December 1860, New Brunswick 1st January 1862 to 7th May 1867, Bermuda 8th May 1867 to 30th January 1871, Home 31st January 1871 to 29th September 1879, Bermuda 30th September 1879 to 15th June 1881, Home 16th June 1881 to 13th October 1888. Transferred to the Militia 13th October 1881, discharged 13th October 1888 after 28 years and 43 days service.

Promoted 2nd Corporal 1st February 1874
Promoted Corporal 1st February 1875
Promoted Serjeant 1st April 1877
Appointed Company Serjeant Major 1st September 1879
Passed class of instruction Sub-Marine mining 1882.
Awarded LS&GC Medal with £5 gratuity 1878/9, his only medal entitlement for 28 years’ service!

Specification

Medal Type

Military Medals

Medal Category

Long Service Medals

Medal Monarch

Victorian

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