|Place of birth||Glenorchy Tasmania|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Claremont Lodge, Moonah, Tasmania|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, Herbert Sydney Fletcher, Claremont Lodge, Moonah, Tasmania|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||12th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
Work near Jeancourt on 18 September 1918.
Work near Proyart on23-26 august 1918.
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'In the operations near Jeancourt, on 18th September 1918, he displayed conspicuous gallantry and leadership. Just before the final objective was reached his company commander was wounded, and he took command. The company was then in front of a very strong position on the west of Grand Priel Woods. He promptly attacked the post, capturing it, and over eight prisoners, with one 77 guns and six machine guns. Throughout the whole operation his work was characterized by conspicuous gallantry and leadership, and the example set to his men of great value.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
|Other details||Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|