Born: 1923, Ipswich.
Died: 3rd August 1943; age: 20; Missing presumed killed as a result of flying battle.
Avro Lancaster Mk II
Residence: 74, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Sergeant/Navigator/Bomber; Service Number: 1333900.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 115 Squadron.
Father: Stanley Daniel Fuller, born June 1894, Ipswich. A Club Steward.
Mother: Evelyn Ivy M. Fuller (nee Tricker), born January 1897, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
Leslie was living with his parents & brother at their family home – 74, Cemetery Road, Ipswich.
Stanley, a Club Steward.
Evelyn, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Spencer Stanley Fuller, born August 1921, Ipswich.
In 1943, Ipswich, Leslie married Olive Mary Boar, born May 1921, Ipswich, of 67, Dover Road, Ipswich. A Motor Engineer’s Clerk.
3rd August 1943
Aircraft: Avro Lancaster II; serial number: DS 673; code: KOV. The aircraft took off from R.A.F East Wretham, Norfolk at 23:50 on a bombing mission to Hamburg, Germany. Aircraft reported missing.
Robert William Bennett; Sergeant/Pilot; age 20; R.A.F.V.R.
William Henry Hodges; Sergeant/Flight Engineer; age 21; R.A.F.V.R.
Herbert Alfred Sparrow; Sergeant/Bomb Aimer; R.A.F.V.R.
Dudley Herbert Read; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; age 20; R.A.F.V.R.
Dudley William Bellamy; Flight Sergeant/Mid Upper Gunner; age 28; R.A.F.V.R.
Kenneth Eckert Schlegel; Flight Sergeant/Rear Gunner; age 22; R.C.A.F.
Leslie Fuller, Robert Bennett, William Hodges & Dudley Bellamy were laid to rest at Sage War Cemetery. Kenneth Schlegel, Dudley Read & Herbert Sparrow were laid to rest at Becklingen War Cemetery, Niedersachsen, Germany.