William Henry FLEMING


FLEMING, William Henry

Service Number: 32493
Enlisted: 22 September 1916, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 6 September 1888
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Porter, South Australian Railways
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 12 October 1917, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Dochy Farm New British Cemetery
Dochy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 28), Belgium
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

22 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
14 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 32493, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , Third Ypres
14 Feb 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 32493, 6th Field Artillery Brigade , RMS Osterley, Melbourne
12 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 32493, 13th Light Trench Mortar Battery, Third Ypres

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Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA: 1910 - 1924) Monday 8 July 1918


Gunner W. H. Fleming, husband of Mrs. D. Fleming, of 18 Walsh street, Southwark, was killed in action in France on October 12. He enlisted on November 20, 1916, and sailed on February 13, 1917. He was a porter in the railway service, and was stationed for a number of years at Jamestown. He was subsequently transferred to Adelaide railway station. He was a prominent member of the Torrenside Football Club, and made many friends. He leaves a widow and three children.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article106515004 (nla.gov.au)