James FLEMING

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FLEMING, James

Service Number: 7596
Enlisted: 16 July 1917, Albury, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lower Mookerawa, New South Wales, 1885
Home Town: Orange, Orange Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 20 June 1918
Cemetery: Le Grand Hasard Military Cemetery, Morbecque
Plot 3, Row B, Grave 12
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Stuart Town Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7596, Albury, New South Wales
31 Oct 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7596, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
31 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7596, 3rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Patrick and Ellen  Fleming of 'Eulalie' Orange, NSW later of Stuart Town, NSW; brother of Ambrose Fleming of Stuart Town, NSW and also brother of Hughy Fleming who was killed in action at Ypres on 16 March 1918 while serving with the 12 Battalion and is buried in the Spoilbank Cemetery, Belgium

Cousin of Rachael Charlton of Dubbo, NSW who was the recipient in his Will

Ambrose Fleming had requested the inscription of 'A young life nobly ended' be placed on his grave but it appears that this may not have been done

12 January 1918 -  to hospital with Mumps

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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