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VC580   Wilfred Dolby Fuller

BORN   28 July 1893

DIED   22 November 1947   AGE   54

VC Won    12 March 1915   AGE   21

Place VC Won   Neuve Chapelle, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1915

Name   Wilfred Dolby Fuller   No.   15624   

VC Issue No.   580   Awards   VC   

Regiment   Grenadier Guards, 1st Battalion



Rank VC Won   Corporal

Rank End Of Career   Lance-Corporal

Place Of Birth   East Kirby, Greasley (now part of Kirkby-in-Ashfield), Nottinghamshire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, 'Far End' The Styles, Frome, Somerset, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Christchurch Churchyard, Frome, Somerset, England


Date Buried/Cremated   26 November 1947

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   

Gazetted   19 April 1915

VC Presented   4 June 1915 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Christchurch Churchyard, Frome, Somerset, England

P  Fuller Close, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

Memorial plaque, Mansfield District Council Office, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Victoria Cross Commemorative Paving Stone, outside Council Offices, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire

By The Way…

After the war he joined the Somerset police

VC Held By

Grenadier Guards, Guards Museum, Wellington Barracks, Birdcage Walk, London, England



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