Ladas John FULTON

Regimental number10/3882
Date of birth21 June 1894
Place of birthPalmerston North
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 10.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McLean, Hawera
Previous military serviceB Company (Hawera), The Taranaki Regiment, Territorial Force
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentTrentham
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 10th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Battalion, B Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 4 March 1916
Final rankPrivate
Final unit9th (Hawke's Bay) Company, 2nd Battalion, The Wellington Infantry Regiment
FateCommenced return to New Zealand
Discharge date2 June 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Enlisted with rank of private and posted to B Company, 10th Reinforcements, Trentham Camp, Upper Hutt, 15 November 1915. Proceeded overseas from Wellington on board HMNZT , 4 March 1916.

Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 10 April 1916. Proceeded from Alexandria, Egypt on board HMT 'Kinfauns Castle' to France, 13 April 1916; disembarked at Marseilles, France, April 1916. Taken on strength, 2nd Battalion, Wellington Infantry Regiment, and posted to 9th (Hawke's Bay) Company, in the field, 17 May 1916.

Admitted to 2nd New Zealand Field Ambulance, 18 October 1916; discharged and rejoined unit, in the field, 18 November 1916.

On leave to Paris, 19 January 1918; rejoined Battalion from leave, 29 January 1918.

On leave to United Kingdom, 25 August 1918; rejoined Battalion from leave, 10 September 1918.

Proceeds overseas to England, 14 January 1919. Marches in to Wellington Provincial Depot, Sling Camp, England, 20 January 1919.

Commenced return to New Zealand from Plymouth, England, on board HMNZT 'Remuera', 17 March 1919.

Disembarked Wellington, New Zealand, 6 May 1919.

Discharged on termination of engagement, 2 June 1919.

Total war service: 3 years 200 days (of which 3 years 63 days were overseas).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 July 1989
Age at death95
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 2: Roll 26, p. 11
Archives New Zealand (Wellington), Agency AABK, Series 18805

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