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Frank Reinhard FISCHER

Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolRathdown Street State School, Carlton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, H Fischer, C/o Department of Works and Railways, Director General of Works Branch, New Commonwealth Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingLihons, France
Age at death30.7
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 3), Harbonnieres, Frnace
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugo and Annie FISCHER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8/375 Lance Sergeant Harold A FISCHER, Otago Infantry Regiment, NZEF, died of wounds. 6 August 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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