DEATH OF HIS SON
Lance-Corp. Fleming’s Wounds at Front Prove Fatal
Father is in the 147th
OWEN SOUND, April 21 – Pte. George Fleming, of the 147th Battalion, received word today from Ottawa that his son, Lance-Corp. Edward Fleming, had died of wounds received in action in Flanders. He was admitted some days ago to No. 1 Hospital, France, and word came yesterday that he suffered from a complicated fracture of the leg, indicating that gangrene had set in. Lance-Corporal Fleming enlisted at Windsor.
London Free Press, April 22, 1916.