Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Trove Tuesday - Private G. B. Fullerton

Source: 1917 'PRIVATE G. B. FULLERTON.', Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), 28 June, p. 3, viewed 13 October, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article90132154
Elmore 27th June.
Private George B. Fullerton, son of Mr. Peter Fullerton, the well-known farmer and contractor of Avonmore, is reported to have died from wounds in France on the 12th inst. The deceased soldier sailed with the 38th (Bendigo) Battalion in June of the last year, and had been seven months in the trenches in France. He was 27 years of age, and a popular figure in social and athletic circles in this district. Much sympathy has been expressed at the loss of a fine manly character.
Please see my 2011 ANZAC day post for more information about my Great Great Uncle, George Brown Fullerton
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  1. Great find but such a sad, familiar story.

  2. the sheer scale of human tragedy is still shocking all these years later. So many devastated families. Thanks for sharing Aillin

  3. Yes our relatives would have known and fought together. Both from country Victoria and in the same battalion.

    I have enjoyed (that is the wrong word as it is not a good theme) reading the blogs about George.


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