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Norman Reid FLEMING

Regimental number710
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
OccupationTramway employee
Address2 Mary Street, Windsor, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lillias fleming, 2 Mary Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 August 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, 1-3 May 1915 (gun shot wound, jaw: severe); admitted to No 17 General Hospital, Alexandria; transferred to Glymenopoule Public Hospital, Alexandria, 23 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Euripides', 29 August 1915; disembarked Melbourne, 1 October 1915.

Returned to duty, 6 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 4397 Norman Reid FLEMING for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, FLEMING Norman Reid

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