FLEMING / FLEMMING – William 91st and 27th Regiment

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NameFLEMING / FLEMMING – William
Regiment (s)91st and 27th Regiment
Regiment Number (s) ? / 2701
Date/Age/Place/Trade or
Profession at Attestation
3rd March 1852 / 17 years 11 months / Glasgow Scotland
Labourer
Description – Height
Complexion/Eyes/Hair/Scars
5 Ft 7 in
Fair / Grey / Fair / None
Overseas Service/DurationEast Indies – 13 years 3 months
Length of Service19 years 170 days
Rank/Date/Place of DischargeCorporal / 19th September 1871 / Aldershot England
Campaign MedalsIndian Mutiny medal Central India Clasp 1857-1859
Intended Residence at
Discharge
Glasgow Scotland
Pension Districts1871 1st Glasgow
1873 Greenwich
1874-1885 Western Australia
Pension Paid1/2½d per diem
1881 Increased to 1/5d per diem for service in Enrolled Force
Date of Departure and Place
England or Ireland
1st November 1873 Gravesend England
Ship and Date of Arrival
Western Australia
NAVAL BRIGADE 18th February 1874
Date/Place of Birthc1834 Finbury (possibly Fintona) near Omagh Derry Ireland
Date/Place of BaptismNot yet known
Father
Date/Place of Birth
FLEMING William
Mother
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
SiblingsNot yet known
1st Wife
Date of Birth or Baptism
MITCHELL Isabella nee PORTER
c1838 Ireland
Date/Place of Marriage3rd December 1861 Morar Gwalior Bengal India
Children by 1st WifeIsabella B 5th August 1863
Bp 21st August 1863 Gonda Bengal India
M SCHRYVER Sylvester Francis (Frank) 29th October 1880 Fremantle Western Australia
D 2nd March 1890 Colonial Hospital Perth Western Australia
bur East Perth Cemeteries Western Australia
Jane B 10th August 1866
Bp 5th September 1866 Hazareebagh Bengal India
M LAWSON Edward Emanuel 4th September 1887 Fremantle Western Australia
D 29th April 1951 South Fremantle Western Australia
bur Anglican Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Joseph William B c1871 Colchester Essex England
Margaret b 1875 Fremantle WA
M CLOUGH Joseph 1901 Fremantle WA
D 19th October 1948 Royal Perth Hospital WA
Bur Karrakatta Cemetery Perth WA
Father of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
PORTER HUGH
Mother of 1st wife
Date/Place of Birth
Marriage
Not yet known
1st Husband of Wife
Date/Place of Birth
MITCHELL Unknown
Not yet known
Date/Place of MarriageNot yet known
Children by 1st HusbandSarah J. B c1855 Ireland
Land Grants Western
Australia
North Fremantle Lot P71 Thompson Road
2 acres
17th October 1883 Title Application
2nd March 1884 Title 6/64 issued
Occupation after
Arrival
Not yet known
Newspaper ArticlesThe Herald (Fremantle WA) Saturday 9th October 1875 page 3 Isabella Fleming charged with unlawful and maliciously wounding her husband.
The West Australian Monday 3 March 1890 page 3 Funeral Notice Isabella Schryver
Sunday Times Sunday 22nd March 1908 page 5 Obituary Isabella Fleming
South Western Advertiser (Perth WA) Thursday 28th October 1948 page 12 Obituary Margaret Clough
Departure from Western
Australia
Not applicable
Date/Place of Death/Burial12th May 1885 Fremantle Western Australia
Not yet known
Date/Place of Death/Burial
Wife
19th March 1908 South Fremantle Western Australia
Church of Christ Section Fremantle Cemetery Western Australia
Will or ProbateNone known
Further InformationBritish Army Worldwide Index
1861 W. Fleming 2701 Private 27th Ft location Morar east Indies
1871 W. Flemming(sic) 2701 Corporal 27th Ft location Colchester
Discharge due to ‘seizures from and attack of erysipelas in 1870.’
1871 Census RG 10/1685/67/4 The Camp Colchester Essex England
Corporal Fleming is a serving soldier living at The Camp Colchester with his wife Isabella (34) born Ireland and his daughters Isabella (7) and Jane (4) both born East Indies.
Son Joseph William a new born baby was born Colchester. Step daughter Sarah J Mitchell age 16 born Ireland is also living with the family
6th October 1875 Isabella Fleming was charged with unlawfully and maliciously wounding her husband on 1st September 1875. The injury was found to be the result of the plaintiff’s own actions and she was found to be not guilty and dismissed.
6th May 1882 William Fleming is living at No 2 Barracks Fremantle with his wife and 2 children