Geoffrey Lionel FLEMMING

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FLEMMING, Geoffrey Lionel

Service Number: 1874
Enlisted: 9 February 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Brighton, South Australia , 12 October 1898
Home Town: Waverley, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: High School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action , Gallipoli, 16 June 1915, aged 16 years
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
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World War 1 Service

9 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1874, 2nd Infantry Battalion
9 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1874, 2nd Infantry Battalion
10 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1874, 2nd Infantry Battalion
10 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1874, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From AWM

Private Geoffrey Lionel Flemming (1874, 2nd Battalion) was born in Brighton, SA, in 1898. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 16 May 1915, aged 16 years 8 months. Geoffrey is buried in the Lone Pine Cemetery, Turkey. Geoffrey’s two brothers, Richard and Valentine, both served at Gallipoli, and Valentine was also killed in action at Gallipoli on 6 August 1915.