The AIF XI Tour of South Africa, 1919
The AIF XI Tour of South Africa, 1919

The AIF XI South African Touring Team, 1919

At the conclusion of the Great war, an AIF Test Team XI was selected to tour of South Africa in 1919 as a moral boosting initiative. From 18 October to 12 December 1919, 1919, the team played 10 matches of between 3 to 5 days, depending upon the team they were up against.

This album attempts to documents the features of this series.

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Eric Alister BULL
Eric Alister BULL 

Eric Bull:

Full name: Eric Alister Bull

Born: 28th September 1886, Bourke, New South Wales, Australia

Died: 14th May 1954, Mount Ku-ring-gai, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Batting: Right-hand batsman

Bowling: Leg-break, Right-arm medium pace

Teams Eric Bull played for

Main FC: New South Wales (1913/14-1914/15)

Other FC: Australian Imperial Forces (1919-1919/20)

Sheffield Shield: New South Wales (1914/15)

Miscellaneous: New South Wales Combined First Grade (1914/15)

Australian Imperial Forces (1919-1919/20)

First-class Batting and Fielding for Australian Imperial Forces in South Africa and Australia 1919/20:

Matches: 4

Inns: 6

Not Out: 0

Runs: 89

HS: 32

Ave: 14.83

100: 0

50: 0

Ct: 3

St: :

Regimental number: 33853

Religion: Church of England

Occupation: Clerk

Address: Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales

Marital status: Single

Age at embarkation: 30

Next of kin: Father, H T R Hull, Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales

Enlistment date: 13 October 1916

Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917

Rank from Nominal Roll: Bombardier

Unit from Nominal Roll: 7th Field Artillery Brigade

Fate: Returned to Australia 23 September 1919