Egbert Paul Columbus Fulton
of Navarro County, Texas


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EGBERT PAUL COLUMBUS FULTONó
He was born 14 Aug 1894 in Blooming Grove, TX. His parents were Ephriam Whiteberry and Ida Lulla Ocilinora (Butcher) Fulton. When he signed the draft card he claimed his mother as his dependant, he was tall and slender with blue eyes and light hair.
Entering Camp Travis for training with extended training at Camp Gordon and Newport News, VA, Egbert, enlisted for service Mar 30, 1918.
He served as a private attached to Co. M, 105th Infantry, Twenty-Seventh Division.
He was 24 ys, 2 ms and 4 ds of age when he was killed in action, Oct 18, 1918 near the town of Arbre Guernon.
He was buried near the town of St. Souplet in Plot A, row 3, g5. On April 24, 1921 his body was brought back from France being laid to rest in Rose Hill Cemetery near Blooming Grove on that same day.

Submitted by Dana Stubbs


Egbert R. Fulton

Special to the Sun - Blooming Grove, April 23. - The body of Egbert Fulton, aged 24 years, who was killed in action during the World War, October 18, 1918, near the town of Arbe Guernon, France, will arrive in Blooming Grove, Sunday and the funeral will take place Sunday afternoon with burial in the Blooming Grove cemetery.

He entered the service March 30, 1918, and was trained at Camp Travis, Camp Gordon and Newport News. He was a private in Company M. 105th Infantry, 27th Division. His body was first buried near the town of St. Souplet, Plot A, Row 3, G5. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Ida Fulton, of Blooming Grove and by five brothers and one sister.

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Egbert Paul Columbus Fulton
Aug 14, 1894 - Oct 18, 1918

A Few Brief Facts Concerning The Navarro County Boys Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Following is a list of the boys from Navarro county who made the supreme sacrifice during the world war, whether being killed on the battlefield or dying of disease in France or at the various army camps throughout the country. After untiring work this list has been compiled and is believed to be correct:

EGBERT PAUL COLUMBUS FULTON-Killed in action. October 18th, 1918; killed near the town of Arbre Guernon. Trained at Camp Travis, Texas, and Camp Gordon, Newport News, Va. Entered the service on March 30, 1918. Was 24 years, 2 months and 6 days old. Was private. Body buried near the town of St. Souplet. Plot A, row 3,_g5.,...Belonged to Co. M, 105th Infantry, Twenty-Seventh Division: Father is dead. -Mother, Mrs. Ida Butcher Fulton, Blooming Grove, Texas. Address of deceased, Blooming Grove, Texas.

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Marker Photo by Dana Stubbs

 


Marker Photo by Dana Stubbs

Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, Navarro Co., TX


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