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 William Charles Fuller

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William Charles Fuller

  • Birth 24 Mar 1884 Laugharne, Carmarthenshire, Wales
  • Death 29 Dec 1974 Swansea, Swansea, Wales
  • Burial Oystermouth, Swansea, Wales
  • Memorial ID 7746657

World War I Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Laugharne, Wales, he served as a Lance Corporal in the 2nd Battalion, Welch Regiment, British Army. During actions at Chivy sur Aisne, France, on September 14, 1914, Lance Corporal Fuller's company commander Captain Mark Haggard who was in front position about twenty yards was shot. Despite the continuous rifle fire, Lance Corporal Fuller went forward dressed the officer's wounds and carried him back to a safe cover. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was invested with his Victoria Cross by King George V at Buckingham Palace on January 13, 1915. He later achieved the rank of Sergeant and also served in World War II. He died at the age of 90 in Swansea, Wales.

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  • Added: 9 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7746657
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Charles Fuller (24 Mar 1884–29 Dec 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7746657, citing Oystermouth Cemetery, Oystermouth, Swansea, Wales ; Maintained by Find A Grave .