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James Cleao Fulford
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1916
Blackshear
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1942
North Carolina, USA

James Cleao Fulford was the son of Daniel Lamar Fulford and Mattie Jaunita Howard Fulford.

James was born August 31, 1915 in Blackshear, Pierce County, Georgia, and died April 12, 1942 Camp Davis, North Carolina

Sgt. James C. Fulford was killed in an Army convoy, in the U.S. Army while serving in Camp Davis, North Carolina, at age 26 years, 7 months and 12 days old. He was buried April 15, 1942 in Enon Cemetery, Pierce County, Georgia, with Rev. D.V. Cason of Central Baptist Church officiating. He was survived by his wife, 6 brothers, Harry, Andrew, Joe, sisters, Ella and Ruby. He had been in service for about 5 years.

James married Nellie Marie Moon born November 2, 1918 in Virginia, on October 16, 1937 in Lewisetta, Northumberland County, Virginia. They had two sons, Ralph Edward Fulford and James Columbus Fulford.

James Cleao Fulford had two other brothers in the Military, same time he was.

"Sgt. James Fulford, who has been in the Army five years, is stationed at Norfolk, Va. , Harry Fulford, eldest of the trio, has seen 17 years of service with the navy and is now stationed at Pearl Harbor. He is a chief Commissary steward at Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii. Tracey Fulford followed his two brothers into the line of active duty, enlisting two years ago in the Army. He is at Ft. Randolph, in Panama.
They are brothers of Joe Fulford of Waycross, their parents, both of whom are dead, being residents of this section. The Fulford home place being near the Ware- Pierce County line."

(Article was in the Newspaper - No date or paper, but thought to be in Blackshear, Georgia)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Daniel Lamar Fulford (1878 - 1928)
  Mattie Jaunita Howard Fulford (1876 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Marie Moone Fulford (1917 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  James Columbus Fulford (1937 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Zettie Mozell Fulford (1898 - 1918)*
  Daisy Ella Fulford Withers (1906 - 1969)*
  Hattie Mae Fulford (1906 - 1924)*
  Joseph Daniel Fulford (1912 - 1973)*
  Clarine Fulford (1913 - 1913)*
  Christopher Clarence Fulford (1913 - 1996)*
  James Cleao Fulford (1916 - 1942)
  Paul Edwin Fulford (1920 - 1983)*
  Ferman Lacy Fulford (1921 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Enon Cemetery
Blackshear
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Evab41
Record added: Dec 23, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32377913
James Cleao Fulford
Added by: Wiregrass Irisheyes
 
 
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- Joyce Vaughan
 Added: Jan. 6, 2009

- Evab41
 Added: Dec. 28, 2008
Thank you veteran for your service. Rest in peace.
- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Dec. 28, 2008
 
 
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