CEF Soldier Detail

Private Samuel Alexander Fleming
Died: April 9, 1917

Regimental Number:
552736
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
10th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
County Tyrone
Country:
Ireland
Next of Kin:
John Wilson Fleming (brother,) Cookstown, County Tyrone, Ireland
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
November 20, 1893
Trade or Calling:
Farmhand
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
August 26, 1915
Age at enlistment:
21
Height:
6 Feet 2 Inches
Chest:
42 Inches
Expansion:
7 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Vicinity of Vimy Ridge
Date of Death:
April 9, 1917
Age at Death:
23
Buried at:
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Plot:
N/A
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box r3140 - 37
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes
Details of death from Ancestry.com which includes a digitized image of the casualty form from the "Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948” database
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 10th Battalion
Not Specified Canadian Infantry 13th Battalion
Son of John Wilson Fleming and Annie Fleming, of Cookstown, Ulster, Ireland.
TypeDateDescription
War Diary Entry 4/30/1917 10th Battalion