Photograph courtesy of Pam.
Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 17th September 1918; age 22; KiA.
Residence: 29, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.
Employed: Messrs. Limmer and Pipe’s, 1 & 3, Cornhill, Ipswich – (no. 1 – restaurant no. 3 – grocer’s).
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 41511.
Regiment: Essex Regiment,11th Battalion.
Formerly 18534, Suffolk Regiment.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
image of John from 1918 Chronicle newspaper.
Brother to CHARLES VALENTINE FULLER.
1901 8, Little Baker Street, Ipswich.
John was 4 years old and living with his parents & siblings.
Charles Fuller, 37, a Quay Labourer, born Ipswich.
Emily Fuller (nee Day), 34, born Ipswich.
Ethel Emily Fuller, 16, a Tea Packer – Grocer, born Ipswich.
Charles Valentine Fuller, 14, an Errand Boy, born Ipswich.
Ernest George Fuller, 11, born Ipswich.
Stanley Daniel Fuller, 6, born Ipswich.
1911 29, Waterworks Street, Ipswich.
John was 14 years old, an Errand Boy. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Charles, 48, a Dock Labourer.
Charles, 23, out of work.
Ada Gertrude Fuller, 7, born Ipswich.
Eva Violet Fuller, 3, born Ipswich.
Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Fuller – father.
SERVING WITH THE FORCES.
The above photograph shows Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fuller, of 29, Waterworks Street, and their four sons who all went to France in 1914. Their names and regiments are (1) Prvt. John Fuller, Suffolk Regiment, now in France, was employed at Messrs. Limmer and Pipe’s about two years previous to the war. (2) Corpl. Ernest George Fuller, Machine-gun Corps, went to France in 1914, was wounded on July 4th, 1916, now convalescent at Grantham. (3) Prvt. Stanley Fuller, Lincolnshire Regiment, went to France in 1914, and still out there. (4) Prvt. Charles V. Fuller, went to France at outbreak of war in the Suffolks, was wounded in 1915, and died at Cliff Hospital, Felixstowe, on February 12th, 1916.
John is also remembered on St. Clement’s Church WW1 War Memorial