Black Hawk County

 
Capt. Murray Fuller

 

 

Capt. Jack Fuller of Cedar Falls Is Killed in Belgium

Cedar Falls—Capt. Jack Fuller, 25-year-old son of Prof. and Mrs. F.E. Fuller, 821 West 17th street, was killed in action Dec. 23 at Bastogne, Belgium, according to a telegram received Sunday by his parents from the War Department.

He was a member of the engineering division of the 101st battery of the field artillery, glider group, and took part in the Normandy invasion.

Captain Fuller enlisted in January, 1942, and received basic training at Fort Bragg, N.C.

He was born Aug. 19, 1919.  He was a graduate of the Campus school at Iowa State Teachers college and was graduated from Iowa State college at Ames in August, 1941, with a degree of bachelor of science in engineering.  At Iowa State he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity, editor of the Bomb, year book, in his senior year, was in the ROTC, and was a member of Scabbard and Blade.

Captain Fuller was a member of the Iowa State college band and also of the Cedar Falls band.

The week after he was graduated from ISC, he took a position with the Aluminum Co. of America at Cleveland, O., as inspector in the engineering department and remained with the company until six months before his enlistment.

His father is a member of the extension department at Iowa State Teachers college.  A brother, Capt. Murray Fuller, is with the engineers in France.

Source: The Waterloo Daily Courier, January 15, 1945