FLEMING, Patrick Dermott
(Service number 21815)

Aliases Born & died Patrick Darby FLEMING
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Corporal


Date 26 October 1893 Place of Birth Glenavy

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Glenavy
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Thomas FLEMING (father), Glenavy, South Canterbury
Religion Roman Catholic
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 7th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 21 August 1916
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Civil servant


Date 29 December 1974 Age 81 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waikumete Cemetery, Auckland
Memorial Reference Block M, Row 15, Plot 100
New Zealand Memorials Glenavy Hall Honours List of Soldiers who saw active service in the Great War 1914-1915

Biographical Notes

Patrick Dermott Fleming (born and died Patrick Darby) was the son of Thomas and Ellen Fleming of Glenavy. Patrick returned to New Zealand per the "Athenic" in March 1919. His younger brother Thomas also served in World War I. Both Patrick and Thomas are remembered on the Glenavy Hall Honours List.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [16 March 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [16 March 2019]; Waikumete Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch cemetery records) [16 March 2019]; Sun, 8 March 1919 (Papers Past) [11 March 2019]

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