The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Company B

T/4 Robert F Fullom
Service # 33159721
T/4 Fullom was born in 1918 in Erie, Pennsylvania and was killed in action on June 15, 1944 during the invasion of Normandy, near the village of LaBonneville.

T/4 Robert F Fullom T/4 Fullom (pictured right) is the son of Francis Charles Fullom, [ b. 11-7-1898 in PA and died 5-15-1975 in Pa] the proprietor of an upholstery business and the son of Hildur Lindquist Fullom [b.8-21-1897 in NY and died 5-11-1991 at the age of 94 in PA].

The 1930 US Census for Jamestown, Chautaqua County, New York show Robert residing at # 53 McKinley Ave. with his parents and sister Virginia [b. ? died?].

T/4 Fullom enlisted in the US Army on Feb 26 1942 at New Cumberland, PA. His enlistment record states that Fullom had completed 4 years of High School, was a Linotype Operator and was married. Fullom married Jean H Kuhn sometime prior to his enlistment and on Nov 9, 1942 his only child, a son, Eric Fullom was born.

T/4 Fullom jumped into Normandy on June 6 1943 from C-47 [tail# 4292743] plane ‘chalk’ # 38, # 9 in drop order. T/4 Fullom was killed in action on June 15 1943 near the village of La Bonneville, Normandy, France and is interred at Normandy American Cemetery, Colleville-sur-Mer, France at Plot ‘F’ Row ‘9’ Grave ‘30’.

T/4 Robert F Fullom was awarded the Purple Heart Medal and the Croix de Guerre Unit Citation [French].


{Note: The above information was provided by Sandra S Smith.}