William and Sarah Fleming
William and Sarah Fleming were born in Cumberland, England, and came to Canada in 1920, after the first World War, where Mr. Fleming served in France for four years with the Irish Guards.
They came to Coalhurst with their family of seven, four sons and three daughters. Mr. Fleming and two of his sons worked in the mine until one son and his father both suffered injuries and had to leave.
Two daughters left Coalhurst to work in Lethbridge and both eventually moved to Vancouver where they married. Edith passed away in 1975.
Mr. and Mrs. Fleming moved to Lethbridge in 1941 and were both active in the Salvation Army. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1954. Mrs. Fleming passed away at the age of eighty-eight and Mr. Fleming at the age of ninety.
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