St Mary Kippington | Joseph C Fulton
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Joseph C Fulton

Second Lieutenant Joseph H. C. Fulton

Killed in action 3rd May 1915, aged 18.

What was Joseph’s connection with Kippington?
His parents, Captain Henry Fulton (a barrister) and Mary lived at ‘Sisburn’, Hitchen Hatch Lane, Sevenoaks.
What was his background?
Born in Sevenoaks in 1896, he was commissioned in the Royal Marines in 1914.
What was his role in The Great War?
Joseph was attached to the Royal Marine Light Infantry, Portsmouth Battalion. He was killed during the Gallipoli Campaign.

As well as the St Mary Kippington War Memorial where else is Henry remembered?

  • The Sevenoaks War Memorial at The Vine
  • The Helles Memorial, Turkey

Sources

Kent & Sussex Courier, 2nd April 1920

Matthew Ball, Sevenoaks War Memorial (Amberley: 2014)

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Kent Fallen

1911 Census