THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

FULLER, WILLIAM EDWARD

Long Service.
(12 years with the Colours)
Attestation of
No. 1809 - William E. Fuller- Corps. Gordon Highlanders.
 
Name - William Edward Fuller.
Parish of Dover, Kent.
Age - 15 years-5 months.
Trade - Musician.
Have you resided out of your Father's house for three years - 1st Merchant Seaman's Orphan Asylum.
 
Mrs J. F. Fuller,
67, London Road,
Dover, Kent.
May 1918.
There is deposited in this office the Military Medal awarded to the late No. 7089. Sgt. William Fuller, Gordon Highlanders. Please inform me if you prefer a public presentation, or have it sent privately by post.
Kindly return this paper with your reply.
11th May 1918.
Perth 6/5/18.
 
No. 1 District Perth.
Sir, with reference to re Military Medal awarded to my late husband 1809 Sergt. W. E. Fuller 2/Gordon Highlanders --- have it sent to me privately by post.
J. Fuller.
67 London Road, Dover. 9/5/18.
 
Regiment Gordon Highlanders.
7809 - Sgt Fuller F. W. deceased.
Widow of soldier - Jane Flora Fuller - 67, London Road, Dover.
 
Father - Deceased.
Mother - Deceased.
 
Brothers-
Alfred James Fuller - age 42 - 57, London Road, Dover.
Charles William Fuller - age 38 - ---- Nr. Edinburgh.
Edward John Fuller - age 37 - Not known.
Arthur George Fuller - age 30 - Bouverie Road, Folkestone, Kent.
 
Sisters-
Fanny Rebecca Dawes - age 50- ?? London Road, Dover, Kent.
Mary Ann Fuller - age 46 - 265 London Road, Dover, Kent.
Florence Jane Simpson - age 44 - 56, Sand Street, Woolwich.
Rosina Lawrence - age 39 - Sutton Coldfield, Nr. Birmingham.
Hetty Elizabeth Washford - age 3? - 2, Court Wood Cottages, Shepherdswell, Kent.
 
Whether Educated - Name of school to be stated - Merchant's Seaman's Orphan Asylum, Snaresbrook, Sussex.
Certificate of Education 1st class.
Awarded Military Medal. Suppt. To London Gazette dated 14/12/16.
 
Next of kin - Wife, Mrs Fuller with Battalion.
Elder Brother Alfred 265 London Road. - Charles - Royal Navy - John - Trinity Pilot Com???.
 
Christian name and surname of woman to whom married.
Jane Flora Ritchie (spinster) - Cairo, Egypt. 3/11/13.
 
Appointed Bdsm - 25/9/03.
Attained age of 18 years - 6/2/04.
Appointed paid Lce Cpl - 7/5/06.
Promoted Sergeant and appointed Band Sergeant 7/12/12.
Re-engaged at Cairo for Gordon Highlanders to complete 21 years service - Band Sgt. - 26/4/13.
 
Killed in action - Sgt. - 4/10/17

 


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