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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
Marker Photo by
Marker Photo by
Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming
Grove, Navarro Co., TX