John Pullar

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no:
  • Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Royal Air Force
  • Unit/Ship: 25th Squadron
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 24.09.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Huby-St.Leu British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: D.9.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 30 Windsor St, Dundee
  • Occupation: Ralli Brothers, Jute Merchants, Royal Exchange Buildings, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Catherine Johnston Pullar, 225 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Father:

    James Pullar, 225 Hawkhill, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Pullar

John was an observer when he was killed flying a DH4 A8051.

John Pullar   Lieutenant Royal Air Force

AIRMAN KILLED IN ACTION.

Lieutenant John Pullar, Royal Air Force, youngest son of Mrs Johnston Pullar, 30 Windsor Street, Dundee, was killed in action on 24th September.

Lieutenant Pullar enlisted in the R.A.F., a year ago, and had been at the front for five months.  He was nineteen years of age, and before joining the Air Force was employed with Ralli Brothers, jute merchants, Royal Exchange Buildings.  Deceased, who was fatally wounded on his 19th birthday was returning from a reconnaissance, when a hostile machine was encountered and disposed of.  Soon afterwards another attack was made by eight enemy ‘planes, one of which was shot down by Lieutenant Pullar.  Another of the German machines, however, managed to get to close quarters, and a shot from it seriously wounded him.

Dundee Courier 2nd October 1918

Additional information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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