LEST WE FORGET

Second Lieutenant Charles Stephen FULLER MC

From Australia serving in the Royal Flying Corps

Service No: Not Assigned
Unit: 1st Squadron, Royal Flying Corps (Based at Bailleul, France)
Awarded the Military Cross (MC)
Died: Air Operations, France, 11 November 1917, Aged 33 Years
Buried: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Mr. S. H. and Mrs. E. Fuller, of Lansdowne Crescent, West Hobart, Tasmania
Remembered: Commemorative Roll, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

While on an offensive patrol on 11 November 1917, Second Lieutenant Fuller was killed when the wings of Nieuport Scout aircraft B6798 folded and collapsed during a dive on Dickebusch Lake, the aircraft crashed and he was drowned.

References:

Australian War Memorial Commemorative Roll On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives UK RAF Casualty Book AIR 1/968 page 382, 99908

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