Sergeant Leon Emile Carman BULL

Service No: 402198
Born: Coonamble NSW, 22 November 1918
Enlisted in the RAAF: 24 June 1940
Unit: No. 47 Squadron (RAF)
Died: Aircraft Accident (No. 47 Squadron Wellesley aircraft L2961), Ethiopia, 27 November 1941, Aged 23 Years
Buried: Addis Ababa War Cemetery, Ethiopia
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Richard George and Valerie Bull, of Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Coonamble NSW
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1215 hours on 27 November 1941 Wellesley L2691 crashed in position 09.50N 039.45E. The aircraft encountered a violent up draught while crossing mountains on a mail route. The starboard main plane was badly damaged and broke away, and the aircraft broke up in mid-air. The crew of two was killed.

The crew members of L2691 were:

Pilot Officer John Selwyn Standish Bazeley (89771) (RAFVR) (Pilot)
Sergeant Leon Emile Carman Bull (402198) (Wireless Air Gunner)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705 163/94/185

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