- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Flying Officer
- No. 89 Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- March 27th, 1942
"One night in March, 1942, this officer engaged a Heinkel in during an enemy air raid over the Suez Canal zone. Observing the enemy aircraft in the moonlight, Flying Officer Fumerton delivered a good burst and, although he was wounded and his aircraft damaged by the enemy's return fire, he continued the attack and set the bomber on fire.
Although the undercarriage of his aircraft had been put out of action Flying Officer Fumerton made a safe landing The raiding aircraft descended on to the sea, its crew being captured.