George Robert Fulton died at Bodaibo, Western Siberia, on October 7th, 1932, at the age of 32.

He took a course of chemistry and geology from 1919 to 1921 at the Imperial College of Science & Technology, and was awarded the degrees of B.Sc. (Hons.) London, and A.R.C.S. On completion of his course he was employed for six months as demonstrator in geology in the Royal School of Mines under Professor Watts, and he then went to the Federated Malay States as assistant chemist in the geological department under Government.

For upwards of two years he was geologist at Johore under Dr. J.B. Scrivenor, and then worked in Malaya and Borneo as a consulting geologist. In 1925 he went to Nigeria, where he was employed for 18 months by the Niger Co., Ltd., and for upwards of three years by the Associated Tin Mines of Nigeria, Ltd. In 1930 he was appointed assistant mining engineer to the Coastal Exploration Syndicate, later known as the Sierra Leone Goldfields, Ltd., for about 8 months, and he then went to Western Siberia.

Mr. Fulton was admitted to Studentship of the Institution in 1927, and was transferred to Associateship in 1931.

Vol.43, Trans IMM 1933-34, p.762

Back to index page