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Alfred Ernest Fulcher

Headstone of Sergeant Alfred Ernest Fulcher (26/98). Bethleem Farm West Cemetery, Messines, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BEAL7831). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Sergeant Alfred Ernest Fulcher (26/98). Bethleem Farm West Cemetery, Messines, Belgium. …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alfred Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Fulcher AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/98 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs C. Fulcher (mother), Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/98 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    Messines Offensive - 7th to 9th June 1917. For gallant conduct and devotion to duty. He did conspicuous good work in charge of Lewis Gun. While tackling an enemy machine gun his gun jammed. He repaired the gun under heavy fire and during the whole operation did admirable work for his splendid handling of his gun. His work has been consistenly good since his arrival in France in April 1916 and his high example he has set has gained for him the full confidence of the men under him. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alfred Fulcher was the son of William and Caroline Fulcher, of Kaitawa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 August 1917 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bethleem Farm West Cemetery, Messines, Belgium AWMM D. 21. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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