|Place of birth||Elphinstone, Victoria|
|School||Elphinstone State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr Isaac Fletcher, Elphinstone, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/74/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Pozieres, Somme Sector, France|
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||25|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Isaac and Emily FLETCHER, Elphinstone, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 24 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presumed Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, FLETCHER Japhet Money|