FLEMING, Thomas Joseph
(Service number 84270)

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Date 10 November 1878 Place of Birth Kerrytown, Seadown, South Canterbury

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Seadown
Occupation Shearer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. Three children
Next of Kin Mrs J. FLEMING (wife), Seadown, Temuka
Religion Roman Catholic
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 10 January 1945 Age 66 years
Place of Death Public Hospital, Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald
Memorial or Cemetery Pleasant Point Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 18, Plot 269
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Joseph Fleming was born in 1878 at Seadown, the son of Michael and Bridget (née Cremins) Fleming. He married Julia Agnes Sullivan on 28 May 1915 at Temuka. Their son Michael Thomas Fleming, born on 19 September 1915 at Seadown, served in World War Two. A daughter Bridget Elenor Fleming was born on 17 July 1917 at Seadown. Julia's daughter, Annie (or Agnes) was born in 1903 at Temuka, and other children were born post war.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 June 2017]; Pleasant Point Cemetery headsdtone image (Timaru district Council) [06 June 2017]; Hall & Moore funeral Directors record [05 June 2017]

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