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James FULCHER

Regimental number3654
Place of birthDrayton, Norfolk, England
SchoolChurch School, Drayton, Norfolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia40
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway fettler
AddressGoomalling, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Jose Fulcher, Goomalling, Western Australia
Previous military service10 years 1st Lincolshire Regiment England. Served in South African War
Enlistment date1 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFought in engagements at Khartoum and the Atbara and Sudan and holds medals for these. Also medal for service in the Transvaal 1902
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death50
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 14), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Harriet FULCHER; husband of Alice Rose FULCHER, Goomaling, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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