Born: 1889, Ipswich.

Died: 17th August 1917; age 29; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Stratford, Essex.


Rank: Corporal; Service Number: S/25811

Regiment: The Rifle Brigade, 12th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Enclosure No.4.


Bedford House Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Horace & Louisa Fulcher, of 2, Russell Road, Ipswich.




1891   51, New Cardinal Street, Ipswich.


Horace was 2 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace Fulcher, 34, a Shoemaker, born Ipswich.

Louisa Jane Fulcher (nee Wilkinson), 25, born Ipswich.

Frank Fulcher, 4, born Ipswich.

Alice Emma Fulcher, 6 months, born Ipswich.


1901   50, Derby Road, Ipswich.


Horace was 12 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Horace, 44, a House Painter & Decorator.

Louisa, 35..

Frank, 14.

Alice, 10.

Cecil Fulcher, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   5, Calverton Road, East Ham.


Horace was 22 years old, a Plumber – Estate Agent. He was boarding at the home of 48, year old, Ada Buckley.


In 1911, West Ham, Essex, Horace married Dorothy Mabel Godbold, born September 1890, Ipswich.

They had 3 daughters:

Dorothy Alice Fulcher, born 1912, Romford, Essex.

Elsie May Fulcher, born 1913, Romford, Essex.

Ethel Marjorie Fulcher, born 1915, West Ham, Essex.


Soldiers’ Effects to Dorothy Mabel Fulcher – widow.


The Rifle Brigade, 12th Battalion:


One Comment

  • Kindly note my mother was Ethel Marjorie Fulcher born 1915 to Horace and Dorothy – thus Ethel M Fulcher not Ethel K Fulcher. Also I have a photograph of Horace, Dorothy and their 3 daughters Dorothy, Elsie and my mother Ethel – he was killed shortly after it was taken – his daughters were all under 5. I also have photos of Horace’s mother Louisa and father Horace. I do not know of any of the people pictured on this page – how do I post the pictures I have on this page.


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