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Regimental number437
Place of birthArmidale, New South Wales
SchoolArmidale Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrocer's assistant
AddressEverton Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Fleming, Everton Street, Hamilton, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 12), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph F. and Ada FLEMING, Coolah Road, Hamilton West. Native of Armidale, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2898 Lance Corporal Frank FLEMING, 46th Bn, killed in action, 11 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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