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George Noile Fullerton

In memory of:

Flight Sergeant George Noile Fullerton

November 23, 1941

Near Skjern, Denmark

Military Service


Service Number:

R/58303

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

608 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 30 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FREDERIKSHAVN CEMETERY
Denmark

Grave Reference:

Plot, grave 15.

Location:

Frederikshavn is an important port about 32 kilometres from the northernmost point of Denmark. The FREDERIKSHAVN CEMETERY is on the northern outskirts of the town on the road to Skagen.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Noile Fullerton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flight Sergeant George Noile Fullerton is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Funeral– Information of crash and funeral of crew courtesy of Airwar Over Denmark www.flensted.ue.com.

Hudson aircraft of RAF 608 Sqn Coastal Command crashed near Skjern.
South of Skjern it dropped two bombs which fell between the railroad track and the main road without exploding. Apparently AM715 struck a telephone pole at 14:41 hours and crashed into the ground.

Pilot F/Sgt Russel H.MacMillan RCAF and Pilot F/Sgt George N.Fullerton were killed by the crash while W/Op/Air Gunner. Sgt John Short and Wop/Air Gunner. Sgt. Francis G. Simmonds were brought to Skjern hospital, both badly wounded. Short perished shortly after arrival while Simmonds died at 09:00 hours the following day. The whole crew were laid to rest in Frederikshavn cemetery on 28/11 1941.
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