James Fulton (c.1896-1918)
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- FULTON, JAMES. Private. No 24559. 1/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Stockport, Cheshire. Son of William and Euphemia Fulton, 1 Spring Terrace, Binn Road, Marsden. Employed as a woollen piecer at Spring Grove Mills, Linthwaite. Enlisted 4.8.1914. Discharged on 5.1.1915 on medical grounds but twice later sought re-enlistment, eventually succeeding in June, 1916. Embarked for France in October, 1916. Was killed in action on the eve of his 21st birthday, 3.5.1918, by the bursting of a shell. Has no known grave. Commemorated TYNE COT MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- Marsden War Memorial.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JAMES FULTON
- regiment: Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding)
- died: Friday, May 3, 1918
- age: 21 years
- record ID: 839411