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Alfred Claude Matthew FLEMING

Regimental number194
Place of birthCoo-ee Creek, Tasmania
SchoolElliott State School, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBurnie, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Robert Fleming, Elliott via Burnie, Tasmania
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
FateDied of wounds 17 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row B., Grave No. 23), Surrey, England, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary Ann FLEMMING, of Elliott, Burnie, Tasmania.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 371 Private John FLEMING, 40th Battalion, B Company, killed in action 2 May 1917, Passchendaele, Belgium. First Cousins: 380 Private Francis Leopold GALE, 40th Battalion, B Company, died of wounds (gas) 30 August 1918, France; 381 Private Lynden Thomas GALE, 40th Battalion, B Company, returned to Australia 18 October 1917; 382 Private Wilfred George GALE, 40th Battalion, B Company, returned to Australia 27 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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