Clifford Jack FULLER


FULLER, Clifford Jack

Service Number: 407028
Enlisted: 29 April 1940
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 24 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 23 March 1916
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Thebarton Technical High School, South Australia
Occupation: Brass Moulder
Died: Flying Battle, Derna, Libya, 5 August 1941, aged 25 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Macclesfield ANZAC Memorial Gardens
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World War 2 Service

29 Apr 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, SN 407028, Adelaide, South Australia
29 Apr 1940: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, SN 407028
30 Apr 1940: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, SN 407028
21 Apr 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Air Observer, SN 407028, No. 223 Squadron (RAF) , Empire Air Training Scheme
5 Aug 1941: Involvement Sergeant, SN 407028, No. 24 Squadron (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Walter and Grace Banetta May Fuller, of Glenelg, South Australia.

Mr. and Mrs. W. Fuller, of Pier street, Glenelg, have been advised that their only son. Sgt:-Observer Clifford J. Fuller, is missing. Sgt. Fuller was serving with the South African Air Force, and was posted missing after air operations over Derna.
He was among the first group to be called up in South Australia to train under the Empire training scheme. He is 24 years of age.


Biography contributed by David Barlow

Sergeant Clifford Jack Fuller 407028 was killed when Maryland AH354 of 24SQN SAAF was shot down by AA fire and crashed at sea near Derna, Libya

Crew killed: Lieutenant Clarkson 47829 SAAF / Sergeant Henry Avony Read 102230 SAAF / Sergeant Gordon Cyril Green 102188 SAAF

All crew are commemorated on the Alamein Memorial