Queen Victoria Rifles, Hill 60 and POW



Queen Victoria Rifles, Hill 60 and POW


Alfred Alexander Tulley (Alex)


*Queen Victoria Rifles Association Medal
*3 x medals and 3 ribbons
*Photo frame with photograph of Alex Tulley from before the war
*Copy of pages from Illustrated London News
*Various Documents/research on Alfred Alexandra (Alex) Tulley
*Trench Art letter opener made from bullet


Michael Tulley’s father, Alfred Alexandra (Alex) Tulley, was in the Battle at Hill 60. Queen Victoria Rifles (he was injured by shrapnel in the buttocks).
Was one of 14 out of 140 who survived.
The image from the Illustrated London News shows the event of battle.
The objects all belonged to his father, medals and ribbons.
He loved the horses and wept when they died.
The frame was made by a German POW when Alex was stationed there in France after the war (Toulouse). The Trench art was also made in the POW camp.


17 April – 7 May 1915


Hill 60 and Toulouse


Michael Tulley - son

Collection Day

South West Roadshow, Plymouth

This item was submitted on June 18, 2019