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Name: Douglas FLEMING
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: D Service No.: 27/246
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Whitehaven, Cumberland. Age at Death: 25
Unit: 27th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers (4th Tyneside Irish).
Former Unit(s):
Place Enlisted: Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: 3 Turret Place, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Saturday 1st July 1916
Place of Death: Somme, France.
Battle/Campaign: Battles of the Somme, France, 1916. 1st Battle of Albert, 1st 13th July 1916.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: St Cuthbert's Church, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Overseas Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France. Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
Buried: No known grave.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 2
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary: Blaydon Courier, page 8, 12th August 1916.
Family Details:
Husband of Catherine Fleming, 3 Turret Place, Blaydon on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Notes :
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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