William FLETCHER b. ~1839 Belfast (Port Fairy), Victoria, son of ___ FLETCHER and ___ married in 1867, ___, Victoria to Esther Ann CLEATOR b. ca 1848 Isle of Man, UK, daughter of William CLEATOR and Ann KARRAN.

William FLETCHER lived at "Mooralla" Cavendish, near Hamilton, S-W Victoria.

Phillip James FLETCHER was one of his sons who served in WW1 and appears to be the P.J. FLETCHER who obtained a Soldier Settlement block on the Glenorchy Estate near Merino, S-W Victoria.

Another son, John Kean Cleator FLETCHER was killed in 1916 at Pozieres, France when serving with the 59th Battalion, 1st AIF.

William FLETCHER and Esther Ann CLEATOR had the following known family:

  1. William Henry FLETCHER b. 1872, Cavendish, Vic, m. ___.;
  2. Ellen FLETCHER b. 1875, Cavendish, Vic, m. ___.;
  3. Edith FLETCHER b. 1875, Cavendish, Vic, d. 1880.;
  4. Elizabeth Ann FLETCHER b. 1882, Cavendish, Vic, m. Thomas Taylor BROWN.;
  5. John Kean Cleator FLETCHER b. 1883, Cavendish, Vic.;
    • 1st AIF, Pte 3733, 59th Battalion
    • enlisted 28 Jul 1915
    • KIA 19 Jul 1916, Pozieres, France
  6. Scharlott Eliza FLETCHER b. 1885, Cavendish, Vic, m. ___.;
  7. Phillip James FLETCHER b. 1888, Cavendish, Vic, m. ___.;