Harry FULLFORD

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FULLFORD, Harry

Service Number: 1355
Enlisted: 27 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 7 December 1885
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Cook's Hill Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Carriage Builder
Died: Cerebro-spinal meningitis, 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, Egypt, 23 December 1915, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Row D, Grave 231 Headstone inscription reads: Fighting for us at home he gained a hero's grave Memorialised at his parent’s gravesite. Sandgate Cemetery ANGLICAN 1-33. 29.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cook's Hill Superior Public School , Cooks Hill St John's Honor Roll, Newcastle (Gardner Memorial) War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1355, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1355, 4th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1355, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Melbourne
2 May 1915: Involvement 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Charles Fullford and Ellen Fullford of 8 Union Street, Newcastle West, NSW

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served a 5 years apprenticeship the Railway Workshops, Newcastle, NSW

Also served with a year with Newcastle's Irish Volunteer Rifles prior to it being disbanded

Biography contributed by Evan Evans

Gary Mitchell, Sandgate Cemetery.

Memorialised at Sandgate Cemetery.

105 years ago today, on the 23rd December 1915, Private (Corporal?) Harry Fullford, 4th Battalion (Reg No-1355), carriage builder from 8 Union Street, Cooks Hill, New South Wales, died at 4.40 P.M. from cerebrospinal meningitis, age-30.

Born at Cooks Hill, New South Wales on the 7th December 1885 to Henry Charles (died 1933 - and Ellen Elizabeth (died 1911) Fullford nee Brown, Harry enlisted October 1914 at Liverpool, N.S.W.

Admitted to hospital 23.5.1915 (gastritis), 15.12.1915 (meningitis, dangerously ill), Mr Fullford is resting at the Cairo War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt. Plot D Grave 231.

Harry’s name has been inscribed on the Gardner Memorial (photos, unveiled on the 16th September 1916, 73 names now inscribed of the Fallen), Cooks Hill Superior Public School Roll of Honour, Cooks Hill St. John's Anglican Church Honor Roll and The Capt. Clarence Smith Jeffries (V.C.) and Pte. William Matthew Currey (V.C.) Memorial Wall. Name not inscribed on the Honeysuckle Point Railway Workshops Roll of Honour.

Memorialised at his parent’s gravesite. ANGLICAN 1-33. 29.

Lest We Forget.

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