George Thomas FULWOOD

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FULWOOD, George Thomas

Service Number: 3318
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Snowtown, South Australia, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Bute, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Bute Public School, South Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Wounds, Bosworth Hospital, Bournemouth, England, 9 December 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Bournemouth East Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial (South Australia), ButeHB1*, ButeHB3*, Cleve M*, CleveHB1*
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
27 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3318, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
27 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3318, 10th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

"THE LATE DRIVER G. T. FULWOOD.

Mr. and Mrs. R. Fulwood, of Bute, have been officially notified of the death of their son, Driver George T. Fulwood, at Bosworth Hospital, Bournemouth, England, of gunshot wounds and a compound fracture in the leg and other injuries. He enlisted in July 1915, and left on the transport Benalla in October. He was six months in Egypt, and was then transferred to France, and there served seven months, for six weeks of which he was in the trenches. He then went back as driver. He was 32 years and seven months old at the time of his death. He was widely known and greaty esteemed as a good sportsman, and excelled in various games. Prior to his enlistment he took up land in Boothby, and there captained the West Coast team which toured the Bute district three years ago." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 13 Jan 1917 (nla.gov.au)

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