Fred Bullock

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Fred Bullock
Personal information
Full name Frederick Edwin Bullock[1]
Date of birth (1886-07-01)1 July 1886
Place of birth Hounslow, England
Date of death 14 November 1922(1922-11-14) (aged 36)[2]
Place of death Huddersfield, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hounslow Town
Custom House
Ilford
1910–1921 Huddersfield Town 202 (1)
1916–1919 Brentford (guest) 29 (0)
Leeds United
National team
1910 England Amateurs 1 (0)
1920 England 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Frederick Edwin "Fred" Bullock (July 1886 – 1922) was an English football defender, best remembered for his 11-year spell with Huddersfield Town, before, during and after the First World War.[3]

International career[edit]

Bullock won one cap for England, which came in a 2–0 win over Ireland in 1920.[2] He won an amateur cap in 1910.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Bullock served as a corporal in the Football Battalion during the First World War.[5] He was wounded in the shoulder during the Battle of the Somme in 1916, in the region of Delville Wood and Guillemont and was injured in the knee after an accident in 1918.[5][6] After his retirement from football in 1922, Bullock became landlord of the Slubber's Arms pub in Huddersfield.[6] He died of ammonia poisoning in November 1922,[5] having been suffering "nerve troubles" during the month preceding his death.[6]

Honours[edit]

Brentford

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. SoccerData. p. 42. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b "Player Report: Fred Bullock". englandstats.com. Retrieved 2009-12-30. 
  3. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 363–365. ISBN 0951526200. 
  4. ^ "England Matches - The Amateurs 1906-1939". www.englandfootballonline.com. Retrieved 2015-12-28. 
  5. ^ a b c Editor. "Larrett Roebuck: the first footballer in the English Football League to be killed in the Great War". Retrieved 29 March 2016. 
  6. ^ a b c "Football Battalion and England star who could not cope". Retrieved 2016-11-24.