JAMES FLEMING

 

 

Born: 1885, Henley, Suffolk.

Died: 12th March 1915; age 30; KiA.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Beccles, Suffolk.

Date of Entry Therein: 25th November 1914 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8954

Regiment: Border Regiment, 2nd Battalion, ‘A’ Coy.

Formerly 1176, Northumberland Fusiliers.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 19 & 20.

Le Touret Memorial,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry & Eliza Flemming, of 10, Thompson Road, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   Akenham, Suffolk.

 

James was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Henry Fleming, 43, an Agricultural Labourer, born Hemmingstone, Suffolk

Eliza Fleming (nee Revell), 39, born Crowfield, Suffolk.

William Charles Fleming, 16, an Agricultural Labourer, born Crowfield.

Alice Elizabeth Fleming, 15, born Bawdsay, Suffolk.

Henry Fleming, 12, born Bawdsay.

Annie Fleming, 10, born Henley, Suffolk.

Robert Fleming, 8, born Henley.

Ellen Fleming, 3, born Henley.

Mary Ann Fleming, 2, born Henley.

Agnes Fleming, 2, born Henley.

 

1901   Wood Cottage, IIketshall St. Margaret, Suffolk.

 

James was 16 years old, a Farm Labourer. He was living with his father.

Henry, 33, a Horseman on a Farm.

 

In 1901, James’s mother, Eliza, 48, a Charwoman – own account & Head of the Household at Beccles Suffolk. She was with James’s 12 year old twin sisters, Agnes & Mary Ann & 1 boarder.

 

1911   Burma & Andaman Islands.

 

James was 26 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 1st Border Regiment.

James is also remembered on St. Mary le Elms church Memorial.

 

Border Regiment, 2nd Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/border-regiment/

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