Starting 2020.

Welcome to the new year and new directions in your research!

The Guild of One Name Studies is giving interested members a challenge to start the year…. can I write ten blog posts in three months?

We shall see!  There’s often a bright new shiny thing or a rabbit hole to trip me up but this is just the inspiration I need to get started.  I look forward to sharing some of the unheralded people and places connected to the Fleming name.

Most of last year and the year before I’ve been adding faces and families to the Fleming casualties of World War I.  Little did I know there are even more men to be included!

image 974At the end of the war The United States government gave families of their fallen soldiers the option to have the body sent home for local burial.  The burial cards for these soldiers and those who were buried or memorialised in Europe were released online last year by the United States National Archives: Card Register of Burials of Deceased American Soldiers, 1917 – 1922   I’m adding the new names to the Honour Roll as I go and have created a new page for those buried in the United States of America.

Many thanks for all the portraits I continue to be add to this collection – couldn’t do it without you.