Fleming, Edward George: Service no. 53240

CVWM Page

Digitized Service Record

7531658_1

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.

"Died of Wounds" (Gunshot Wound Right Leg, Fractured) at No. 4 General Hospital, Camiers.

“Died of Wounds” (Gunshot Wound Right Leg, Fractured) at No. 4 General Hospital, Camiers.

326494a 326494b doc2114283 doc4137025 doc4137074 doc5637684

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s