Harold Bull

Fonds number:
83
Accessions:
2014.06
2017.01
2017.01
Title: Harold Bull
Dates of Material:
1917-1918
Extent:
2 cm of textual records
45 photographs: sepia toned
Biographical sketch

Harold Oscar Bull was a student at Victoria College (Class of 1919) who served overseas during World War I in the First Canadian Tank Battalion. He was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan in 1895, and attended high school in Brampton, Ontario. After graduating from Victoria College, he moved back to Yorkton, then resided in a number of places before settling in Muncie, Indiana in 1938 and working at a newspaper publisher there. In 1941 he married Anna Marie Yates and they had two children. Harold went on to a career in insurance, not retiring until his mid-eighties. He died in 1992.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of two letters written to Harold Bull when he was serving in the First Canadian Tank Battalion during World War I;  printed material; and photographs primarily taken in Britain of Harold Bull, tanks, his fellow soldiers, their camp, and other military/tourist subjects.

NOTE(S)
Source of supplied title

Title based on the contents of the fonds

Immediate source of acquisition

Material was acquired from George Bull, Harold Bull's son, in 2014 and 2017.

Accruals

No further accruals are anticipated

Related material

Photographs of Harold Bull as a member of Victoria University student groups are available by searching the Victoria University Archives Photo Database.

Access points

Bull, Harold Oscar, 1895-1992

Subjects

World War, 1914-1918

Staff Login (library)

Copyright © 2017 Victoria University Library. All Rights Reserved. Also find us on: Facebook logo