William T. Fleming

Is Now Captain
William T. Fleming, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fleming, 727 Water Street, was promoted from First Lieutenant to Captain, effective February 1, according to word received here by his wife.

Captain Fleming has been stationed in England since May 1943 with a quartermaster unit.

William Fleming Becomes Captain
AN 8TH AAF BOMBER STATION, Englandó Commanding Officer of the Quartermaster Service Group, which handles all supplies for this Flying Fortress base, William T. Fleming of 727 Water Street, Eau Claire, WI, has been promoted from First Lieutenant to Captain in the European Theater of Operations. 

Captain Fleming has been overseas since May 1943 and was assigned to his present station last June. The Quartermaster Group, which he commands, handles food, clothing and other supplies for both airmen and ground personnel. 

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fleming of the Water Street address, Eau Claire, Captain Fleming is married to the former Miss Lorraine H. Foster, who is now residing in Sutherland, OR. He is 30 years old. 

Captain Fleming is a 1932 graduate of Eau Claire High School and a former student of Eau Claire State Teachers College. Before entering the Armed Forces, he was employed in the warehouse and shipping department of the United States Rubber Company, Eau Claire.

He enlisted in the Army on June 24, 1941 and was sent to McChord Field, WA for his basic training. After a short period of training at the Curtiss-Wright Air Mechanic School at Glendale, CA, he attended Officers Candidate School at Camp Lee, VA. He was graduated from Officers' Candidate School and commissioned a Second Lieutenant on September 25, 1942. 

Assigned to the 82nd Quartermaster Service Group at Midland, Texas, he remained with that organization when it was shifted to Muroc, CA and, later, to Sioux City, IA. He was promoted from Second to First Lieutenant at Sioux City  in [**data missing**]