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Reverend Herbert James Fleming 601

  • Born: 1 January 1873
  • Died: 17 November 1926, Richmond Athletic Ground aged 53

bullet  General Notes:

From The Times, November 18, 1926

The Rev. Herbert James Fleming, a well-known Army chaplain, died
suddenly yesterday while looking on at the football match between
Woolwich and Sandhurst at the Richard Athletic Ground. As Senior
Chaplain of the Guards Division when it was first formed in France Mr.
Fleming dedicated the Guards Division Memorial on the Horse Guards
Parade on October 16 last, after it had been unveiled by the Duke of
Mr. Fleming, who was born on January 1, 1873, was a scholar of
Pembroke College, Oxford, and was ordained in 1897. In 1901 he became
a chaplain to the Forces and served at Aldershot, Ballincollig,
Woolwich, Crete, and Gibraltar. For his services in the war he was
twice mentioned in dispatches and created C.M.G. in 1916. After the
Armistice he served again at Woolwich and at Shorncliffe, and was
appointed in 1823 chaplain to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1. He was ordained in 1897.

2. Honor or award: 1916.

3. Resided: 17 November 1926, The Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London. 13

4. He had an estate probated on 14 January 1927 in London. 13

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