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7835   Corporal James Alfred Fleming
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 16/09/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age: 30
Summary      
James Alfred Fleming was the son of Margaret Fleming. James was born about 1884 in Clogher, County Tyrone. James Fleming enlisted in Ballygawley. He was living in Clogher at the time. Corporal James Fleming was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Wednesday 16th September 1914. He was 30 years old. Jamesí brother William was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
Further Information
James Alfred Fleming was the son of Margaret Fleming. James was born about 1884 in Clogher, County Tyrone.
Clogher Main Street
James Fleming enlisted in Ballygawley. He was living in Clogher at the time.
Medal card
Corporal James Fleming was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France on Wednesday 16th September 1914. He was 30 years old.
Corporal Fleming has no known grave and is commemorated on La Ferte-sous-Jouarre Memorial, France.
James' brother also died in the war. Private William Fleming was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
The CWGC record Corporal Fleming as the son of Mrs Margret Fleming, of Tulnavert, Clogher, Co. Tyrone.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Tulnavert Clogher CWGC lists mother living in Tulnavert 54.40919 -7.203434
References and Links
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1 FindAGrave.com Photo of Corporal James Fleming's inscription can be purchased here
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
3 Private William Fleming Brother of Corporal James Alfred Fleming
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