Fuller, Lt. Roy A.

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Lt. Roy Arthur Fuller 
Born: 13 July 1916 – Maywood, Illinois 
Parents: Clarence W. Fuller and Lucia M. Struckmeyer-Fuller 
Siblings: 2 brothers, 2 sisters 
– twin brother: Ray 
Hometown:- 409 South Seventh Avenue – Maywood, Illinois 
Education: 
– Emerson Grade School 
– Proviso Township High School 
– Graduating Class: 1934 
– Purdue University 
– Class of 1938 
Wife: Constance 
Son: Roy, Jr. 
Occupation: Federal Bureau of Investigation – Washington, D.C. 
Enlisted: 
– Unknown – United States Naval Reserve 
Serial Number: O&106132 
Training: 
– Anacostia Naval Air Station – Washington D.C. 
– Jacksonville. Florida 
– Miami, Florida 
– trained as a pilot 
Ship: U.S.S. Shangri-la 
Engagements: 
– airstrike against Japanese held islands of Okino, Daito, and Iwo Jima 
– destroyed radar and radio installations
– Battle of Okinawa 
– air support of 10th Army 
– Air battle over Japanese Island of Kyushu 
Missing in Action: 
– 2 June 1945 
– plane shot down by enemy fire 
– planes were making strikes on the Japanese Island of Kyushu against fierce Japanese fighter resistance 
Declared Dead: 3 June 1946 
Memorial: 
– Honolulu Memorial Courts of the Missing 
– National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific- Honolulu, Hawaii 
Medals: 
– Air Medal 
– Purple Heart 

 

 

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