Bull, George William

Regimental Number: 904751
Rank: Private
Branch: 10th Canadian Infantry Battalion; 194th Battalion Edmonton Highlanders

George was born in Hamilton, Ontario on April 6, 1893. He came west and settled in the Rio Grande area in 1913. George served in England and France with the 10th Canadian Infantry Battalion. According to his military medical records, two fingers on his left hand had been “crushed by drop hammer” and partially amputated in 1912. After the war, he returned to his farm. In 1926, he met Minnie Mayer and they were married on April 29, 1928. George and Minnie had ten children. In addition to farming, George operated a small truck between Rio Grande, Halcourt, and Beaverlodge. He died in Edmonton on March 15, 1962.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies, p. 332