Monday 30 March 2009

Acting-Corporal James Edward Fuller

Born on 16 August 1880 in Ipswich, England - brother of Mrs. Sarah Hathaway, Norwich, England - at the time of his enlistment in 1915: trade as blacksmith, single, no current military service, previously served in the Royal Garrison Artillery (twelve years), Church of England, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 39 inches fully expanded, ruddy complexion, brown eyes, light brown hair.

Joined the 38th Battalion, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 21 July 1915 (number 410275) - served with the 38th Battalion during its period of garrison duty in Bermuda - landed in France with the 38th Battalion on 13 August 1916 - wounded on 17 or 19 November 1916 - invalided to England on 21 November 1916 - served with reserve units - joined the Corps of Military Staff Clerks, CEF, in Ottawa, on 15 July 1919.

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