George Ray FLEMING

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FLEMING, George Ray

Service Number: 720
Enlisted: 25 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Central MacDonald, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Saint Albans, Hawkesbury, New South Wales
Schooling: Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Teacher
Died: Died of wounds - head, Military Hospital, Valetta, Malta, 28 May 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Grave A. II. 4. INSCRIPTION FAR AWAY IN A HERO'S GRAVE HE LIES ONE OF THE BRAVEST AND BEST Rev. G.W. Pearce officiated
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coonamble Municipality and Wingadee Shire HR, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers KIA Honour Roll, Parramatta NSW Public School Teachers Who Served Abroard Honour Roll, Wisemans Ferry & Districts War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 720, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 720, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 720, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 24 and the son of Catherine Jane Fleming, of Central McDonald, New South Wales, and the late John Henry Fleming.

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Brother of Margaret M. Fleming, Norman Francis Fleming and  Owen W. Fleming

He did his teacher training at Hereford House

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal