Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Major Robert Blyth Fleming

House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1921 - 1926.

Regiment: Royal Tank Regt..
Died: 10 July 1944 aged 36 in France. Killed in action.
Battle: Operation Overlord: June August 1944. Cemetery: St. Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux VIII. H. 8.

Son of Robert Alexander Douglas and Ethel Mildred Fleming, Hawley House, Blackwater.
School Prefect.
Husband of Marjorie Ethel Fleming, of Farnborough, Hampshire.
7th Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.

Major Fleming was killed along with 4 others on Hill 112 near Eterville. 9 Tigers and Panthers knocked out. 8 Churchills k/o.
Unit war diary: WO 171/868
Operation Jupiter - wikipedia

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