Fullarton John Lieutenant 277497

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Name Fullarton John
Army number 277497.
Rank Lieutenant
Decorations Mentioned in Despatches.
Date of birth Not yet ascertained but thought to be 1923.
Age (At time of death) 21. Not yet known.
Unit Commissioned in the Royal Engineers (details not yet traced). Posted to 294th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Served Normandy. KILLED on ACTIVE SERVICE 18/10/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED on ACTIVE SERVICE 18/10/1944. Interred initially in Poppel - map reference Belgium Sheet 4 1/100,000 125197. Re-buried 17/4/1946 in Leopoldsburg War Cemetery Grave reference V. E. 14. Headstone inscription reads "TREASURED MEMORIES OF A BELOVED ONLY CHILD. MOTHER".
Home address Son of Hugh Nigel and Anna P. Fullarton of Glasgow.
Source table

Some information on this Page has been extracted from the Commemorative Booklet, prepared by Major Langley, covering the period from D-Day to VE Day in addition to that extracted from the War Diaries. There are issues around the possible duplication of names which remain to be clarified.